Check out our recent client alert on President-elect Obama’s selection of California congresswoman Hilda Solis as Labor Secretary, which we believe highlights the significance the incoming administration is placing on clean renewable energy and the contributing role of green jobs.  Also highlighted in our client alert is the efforts of several states, including Minnesota, California and Oregon, to promote green jobs.  In Minnesota, Governor Tim Pawlenty recently announced a "Green Jobs Investment Initiative" that includes several proposals for the 2009 Minnesota Legislature, including a Green JOBZ Program, Job Growth and Small Business Investment Tax Credits, and Biomethane and Solar Power Conservation Credits.  Stay tuned!