From Big Government:
ACORN’s New York operations are looking forward to a potential new flow of federal dollars, thanks to the New York State Senate and New York Governor Paterson. Together they applied the Van Jones’ Apollo doctrine to tap into federal stimulus money allocated to New York.
Governor Paterson recently signed into law something called the “Green Jobs – Green New York Act of 2009”. The new law provides for the creation of a massive slush fund of federal stimulus dollars to be set aside for “green jobs”. Those green jobs include but will not be limited to “Energy Auditors”, certified green contractors, green financing services to help pay for property upgrades, and more…
What a racket. It is baffling that the true lovers of the environment cannot see how their message has been completely coopted by radical leftists, bent on social justice and wealth redistribution.