The key to the future of our communities is good jobs. One of our national priorities must be public policies that promote economic development that creates jobs that pay a decent wage and provide secure benefits and safe working conditions.
There’s so much work that needs doing in America today: Our infrastructure is in desperate need of repair and upgrading. And our buildings urgently need improvements to make them much more energy efficient. Green jobs can at once make better use of the earth’s precious resources and fuel economic activity.