POSTED: Monday, June 29, 2009 - 7:59am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am
In Washington, House members voted in favor of the American Clean Energy and Security Act.
The bill passed with a vote of 219-212 and Valley Representative Solomon Ortiz spoke to NewsCenter's 23 Ron Whitlock in Washington as he headed into the House to vote. Congressman Ruben Hinojosa voted in favor of the American Clean Energy and Security Act and said passing the bill is in the best interest of our district and will create millions of new green jobs, while reducing our dependence on foreign energy sources.