Local legislators seek state support for solar companies State, National, International, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:14 am
Senate Majority Leader Ellen M. Corbett (D-San Leandro) and Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) called on the Legislature Wednesday to continue nurturing the growth of the solar industry and pass a bill to give companies using solar panels manufactured or assembled in California a leg up in state contracts.
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Posted by Gale, a resident of the Golden Eagle neighborhood, on Sep 8, 2011 at 9:27 am
Why are we favoring solar when we could easily just put up a couple of coal plants in the area? The last thing we need is uppity solar workers who drive their priuses and think they're superior to the rest of us.
Posted by reformed_republican, a resident of another community, on Sep 9, 2011 at 9:08 am
Perhaps she can get some input from obama's "jobs czar" immelt. I hear he has some great ideas on getting things rolling in America. Oops, I mean China!! My Bad!! Also these guys should go take a tour of the Solandrya (sp?) plant. I hear they are doing great things there with our $500,000,000.00. Ooops, better check with the FBI first. I think they are already booked for a tour this week!!