Jared Bernstein, Vice President Joe Biden’s Economic Policy Advisor, briefly discussed the Green Jobs Act in an interview with the Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity organization. The Green Jobs Act of 2007 will receive funding from the recovery plan and Bernstein explains that $500 million is set aside for green jobs training.

In the interview, Mary Jo Walsh asks Bernstein what steps the government will take to ensure that everyone has access to good, green jobs. The clip with Bernstein’s answer is included above. Watch the entire interview here: The White House Task Force on Middle Class Working Families.

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Good, green jobs for all
Jared Bernstein explains how the Green Jobs Act has funds set aside specifically for training.