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As a political conference in Washington today after some folks found out that the Labor Department paid out 500000 dollars of your money federal stimulus money.
To run ads touting the Obama administration's green training.
Job efforts on two MSNBC cable -- Why did you pick the chamber has answers -- Washington -- -- In Megyn well this nearly half million dollar contract came from the Department of Labor using stimulus funds.
The air commercials on two primetime MSNBC shows touting the government's job corps training specifically aimed at green jobs.
The official contract shows that zero jobs were created as a result and critics say.
The prime example of why taxpayers are so skeptical about stimulus spending.
Many of those critics are asking why the government would pay to advertise its job training as if it was a private industry.
What it has no competitors in this particular field.
Here's David Williams president of the nonprofit watchdog group taxpayers protection -- It's.
Just like -- -- shrug their shoulders and say.
Why is the government advertising.
They can see -- -- a private company advertising but not the government at taxpayer funds and do you think about this that taxpayers may not agree with this green agenda.
Yet they are forced to pay for these -- We have reached out to the Labor Department directly to get the agency cited the story they have yet to respond.
But to Labor Department spokesman told another media outlet that the money was used as an important outreach tool to raise awareness among potential employers about the special green jobs training that the government offers.
The official said the training covered automobile Johnson also solar panel installation instruction among other things.
That commercial -- more than a hundred times in 2009 and again.
-- contract outlining the deal funded by taxpayer dollars confirms.
Zero jobs created by those -- -- Shannon thank you.
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