GOV. RITTER THIS WEEK: ECONOMIC SPEECH TODAY; VETERANS GREEN JOBS TOMORROW


Monday, Sept. 21, 2009

 

12:30 p.m.      Gov. Ritter will address the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce. Gov. Ritter will discuss the state’s economy, including Friday’s announcement that the unemployment rate has declined 0.5 percent, and how the recession is impacting the state’s budget. Location:

6840 S. University Blvd.

, Centennial.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009

 

9:30 a.m.         Gov. Ritter will be joined by veterans from the nationally recognized Veterans Green Jobs organization to announce the Governor’s Energy Office has hired Veterans Green Jobs to weatherize about 240 homes in the San Luis Valley over the next year. The counties are Saguache, Mineral, Rio Grande, Alamosa, Conejos and Costilla. The $1 million contract is funded by the Recovery Act. Location: Governor’s Office, State Capitol.