Noticeably absent from President Obama's latest economic-stimulus package are any further attempts to create jobs through "green" energy projects, reflecting a year in which the administration's original, loudly trumpeted efforts proved largely unfruitful.
WINCHESTER, VA. - The last major GE factory making ordinary incandescent light bulbs in the United States is closing this month, marking a small, sad exit for a product and company that can trace their roots to Thomas Alva Edison's innovations in the 1870s.
The remaining 200 workers at the plant here will lose their jobs.
Throughout the state this week, public hearings have been held by the Environmental Improvement Board to discuss their cap-and-trade energy tax proposal. Steve Pearce spoke in opposition to the new tax at the hearing in Hobbs. Below are several articles from newspapers throughout the second district documenting the overwhelming public opposition to this government power grab.