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Coalition of Over 750 Companies, Small Businesses and Organizations Urge Congress to Extend Successful 1603 Treasury Program November 30, 2011 Extension would create tens of thousands of American jobs across all 50 states WASHINGTON - Today, a coalition of more than 750 companies, small businesses and organizations will send a letter to Congress calling for a one-year extension of the Department of Treasury’s Section 1603 Program. The signatories on the letter represent hundreds of thousands of jobs in all 50 states across a dozen energy technology industries and related sectors including electrical contractors, roofers and engineers. The program was originally enacted to address the shortage of available tax equity as a result of the 2008 financial crisis. The tax equity market modestly improved in 2010, but still has not recovered to pre-recession activity while demand f...

Full article: http://www.seia.org/cs/news_detail?pressrelease.id=1754

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