BlueGreen Alliance Thanks Specter for Clean Energy Vote

The BlueGreen Alliance will begin running a television ad tomorrow in Pennsylvania to thank Senator Arlen Specter for his vote to move clean energy legislation forward in the U.S. Senate.

November 6, 2009

New TV Ad Thanks Senator Specter for Moving Clean Energy Jobs Legislation Forward

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 6, 2009) The BlueGreen Alliance will begin running a television ad tomorrow in Pennsylvania to thank Senator Arlen Specter for his vote to move clean energy legislation forward in the U.S. Senate. The new ad, entitled “Leading,” highlights how Pennsylvania stands to gain 78,000 jobs from clean energy legislation.

Watch the ad.

“We want to commend Senator Specter for voting to move this critical clean energy jobs legislation forward,” said David Foster, Executive Director of the BlueGreen Alliance, a national partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations working to expand the number and quality of jobs in the green economy. “Congress must take action to create good jobs, reduce carbon pollution and make America more energy independent. Passing comprehensive climate change and clean energy legislation will help us to accomplish that task – building a new clean energy economy right here in the United States.”

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The BlueGreen Alliance is a national partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations dedicated to expanding the number and quality of jobs in the green economy.

 

Ad Script: Leading

In Pennsylvania – we’ve always used our resources to fuel a brighter future.

We poured the steel that built the nation…that went on to lead the world.

Now we’re doing it again. And Senator Arlen Specter is leading the way… voting for the clean energy bill…

that’ll create 78,000 new Pennsylvania jobs.

New technologies to cut carbon pollution.

More power for homes and businesses. And less dependence on foreign oil.

Senator Specter: Keep leading Pennsylvania forward.