YOU SHOULD KNOW…

Posted by on Mon, May 18, 2015 @ 14:05 PM


House Republican Rep. Marchant introduced legislation to outright eliminate the Production Tax Credit (PTC), a tax credit that incentivizes the construction of wind energy projects and that's been highly successful. (Clean Technica)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Getting serious about building modern infrastructure has an additional benefit: the chance to drive forward national manufacturing recovery and growth,” writes BlueGreen Alliance Senior Policy Advisor, Zoe Lipman in a New York Times letter to the editor.

WHAT’S TRENDING

Fast Track – House Republicans say they have enough votes to pass Fast-Track Trade Authority in the House later this week. (Yahoo)

Slippery math – The results of the war on workers through right-to-work legislation may vary slightly from state-to-state but the same tired arguments are used every time. (Newsweek)

Trading emissions – German Chancellor Angela Merkel this weekend called for the European Union’s Emissions Trading System to become a global system for cutting emissions. (Reuters)

Have a plan – The editors of the Tampa Tribune urges state leaders to have a plan for sea level rise in the state that would affect 75 percent of its 20 million residents living in coastal counties. (The Tampa Tribune)

Topics: AFL-CIO

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