That step will bring the Green the Capitol program onto the next plateau, said Bob Lane, executive director of the CAOs Green the Capitol division.
It will take us completely on a different level, he said, adding that the House is on track to meet Pelosis 10-year goal of reducing the chambers energy use by 50 percent. These retrofits are going to thrust us into year seven. It keeps us on target.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.