Testimony to the Ohio House Alternative Energy Committee on the Advanced Energy Fund (H.B. 301)
December 8, 2009
Ohio’s workers face daunting challenges – and tremendous opportunities.
Since the last recession in 2001, hundreds of thousands of Ohioans have lost
their jobs in traditionally “blue‐collar” occupations like manufacturing,
construction, operations and maintenance. Since December of last year, Ohio
has lost 159,000 jobs, including 89,000 manufacturing and 11,000
construction jobs. …