Countering the Siege
New York Times
AFSCME President McEntee on how attacks on public service workers have energized union members and our allies in a growing battle over workers’ rights.
Public operation of water and sewer systems is cheaper
Food and Water Watch
Public operation of water and sewer systems averaged 21 % cheaper than private operation. This survey is included in Food and Water Watch’s "Trends in Water Privatization: The Post-Recession Economy and the Fight for Public Water in the United States."
Obama’s transportation budget creates jobs, cuts pollution, and increases security
Emily Bischof, Climate Progress
President Obama announced the Federal transportation budget for FY2012, to create jobs and cut pollution.
Secretary Of Labor Discusses Green Jobs
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, Perspectives on Work
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis entertains questions from Perspectives on Work on the topic of green jobs. (Perspectives on Work, Winter 2010)
California Braces For Showdown On Emissions
Adam Nagourney, New York Times
Ballot Proposition 23 would roll back the state's landmark greenhouse emissions law. (New York Times, 9/17/2010)
Thirsty for answers: Mayor's plan to sell water co. raises questions
Summer Wood, NUVO
Report: 56 percent of local governments have reduced IT energy costs
American City & County
The Future of Streetlights: 6 Brilliant New Concepts
Yonah Freemark, The Infrastructurist