A Look At What Stimulus-Funded Job Training Achieved In Washington State05:35
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Workers at the University of Washington’s Consolidated Laundry Facility. (Ashley Ahearn/KUOW)
Workers at the University of Washington’s Consolidated Laundry Facility. (Ashley Ahearn/KUOW)

In 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law.

It provided $500 million stimulus to states for research and green jobs training. Washington state received $16 million of that money.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Ashley Ahearn of KUOW reports on how that money was used and what it achieved.

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This segment aired on November 1, 2013.

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