Adjust Text Size
Hearings and Publications

Hearings and Publications

Rep. Edward J. Markey, Chairman - Stay Connected with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and RSS Feeds
The Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming addressed our nation's energy, economic and national security challenges during the 110th and 111th Congresses.

This is an archived version of the committee's website, where the public, students and the media can continue to access and learn from our work.

Stimulus Package and Energy: Creating Green Jobs, Opportunities for All

Van Jones, and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to Headline Select Committee’s First Hearing of the 111th Congress

On Thursday, January 15th, the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming will devote its first hearing of the 111th Congress to creating jobs and stimulating our economy through renewable energy and efficiency programs. The economic stimulus package being worked on by Congress and President-elect Barack Obama presents an opportunity for America to take a step forward by investing in renewable technology and infrastructure that will put people to work while transitioning our nation to a clean energy economy.

The panel will include Van Jones, founder of Green for All, an organization promoting green-collar jobs and opportunities for the disadvantaged; Mayor Michael Nutter of Philadelphia; Trevor Houser, an expert on energy markets and climate change; and Denise Bode, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association. The hearing will be held on January 15th, at 2:00 PM -- 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC.

WHAT: Select Committee hearing, “Stimulus Package and Energy: Creating Jobs, Opportunities for All”
WHEN: Thursday, January 15th, 2009, 2:00 PM
WHERE: U.S. Capital Complex, 2172 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

OPENING STATEMENT:    Chairman, Edward J. Markey

Click here for full hearing transcript.


Full video archive of hearing.

Van Jones opening statement 


Full Panel

Van Jones

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

Trenton Mayor Douglas Palmer

Denise Bode

Trevor Houser

David Kreutzer

Reps. Blumenauer, Markey, Shadegg

Add to your   Digg this story Digg this   Reddit Reddit   Stumble it Stumbleupon  

 Print This Page