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AGC Pushes to Make "Green Jobs" Training Grants Available to All Qualified Programs

May 7, 2009

"You should be able to don a green collar, even if you don't wear a union hat," says AGC chief executive officer Stephen Sandherr as the U.S. Department of Labor gets ready to begin awarding new "Green Jobs" training grants.  Unfortunately the new federal grants are currently available only to union affiliated groups.  The nationwide chain of Business Journal papers details the Associated General Contractors of America's support for legislation introduced by Minnesota Representative John Kline.  To see the story, click here: http://washington.bizjournals.com/extraedge/washingtonbureau/archive/2009/05/04/bureau2.html?market=washington

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