Gallery: New York Solar Jobs Act of 2011 to be Voted on Today

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The New York Solar Jobs Act of 2011, a bill that aims to bring huge environmental and economic benefits to New York, is set to be voted on in the State Assembly today. In New York politics, the Anthony Weiner scandal and the hotly debated Gay Marriage Bill have overshadowed the Solar Jobs Act recently, but the bill would bring major implications and benefits to the entire Empire State. The bill would create more than 22,000 jobs, and it has a set goal of increasing New York’s solar power production to 5,000 MW.

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