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Obama Outlines Energy-Efficiency Program

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MARCH 2, 2010, 3:15 P.M. ET

By ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON

SAVANNAH, Ga.—President Barack Obama promoted his “green jobs” agenda Tuesday in a speech designed to show he’s committed to work on the economy, despite roadblocks in Congress.

The president made only a single glancing reference to health care in his 16-minute speech at the Savannah Technical College. Instead, he talked up the administration’s energy-related jobs proposals, particularly its “Homestar” plan to provide rebates to homeowners who invest in energy-saving home upgrades.

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