Friday Fact Check: Unions say Infrastructure plan may kill jobs and hurt rural communities.

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Biden’s green energy plans clash with pledge to create union jobsRebecca Rainey  and Eric Wolff, Politico, April 4, 2021 President Joe Biden touted his $2 trillion infrastructure plan as a “once-in-a-generation” effort to tackle climate change while creating millions of “good paying jobs.” Some unions warn that it may ultimately cost a lot of jobs, too. Labor groups, echoed by … read more

What the Shell? Constantine $8m spend on Palmer. Gov reviewing regulations.

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NEWS OF THE DAY: “Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy of Alaska said in his state of the state speech in January: “If a regulation needs to be suspended during a crisis, we have to ask ourselves, why was it there in the first place, and can we live without it?”” Calls Grow to Abandon Regulations Eased Under Covid (Hello, Cocktails to … read more

Fossil Fuel Jobs Pay More Than Green Jobs. Heavy Oil Gets A Boost. China loses with Greenland Election. Stedman on PFD and Taxes.

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News of the Day: From the Washington Examiner, Daily on Energy: THE WAGE GAP BETWEEN GREEN AND FOSSIL FUEL JOBS: Workers in wind, solar, and other green industries earn significantly less than fossil fuel workers, challenging Biden’s effort to sell his infrastructure and climate plan as a creator of high-paying jobs of the future. The medium hourly wage for solar … read more