Posts tagged ‘unemployment’

October 22, 2014

Cory Gardner raised taxes on wind energy industry; 100s laid off

by Ben Hoffman

unemploymentWind-turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems were forced to layoff 100s of workers when Republicans increased taxes on clean energy businesses — purely for political purposes.

The cuts represent 29 percent of the plant’s workforce. Vestas also had laid off workers at plants in Brighton and Pueblo due to the tax increase.

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Here is the bill: Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC)