Energy sector jobs available to middle class; Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush takes part in nationwide discussion

March 1, 2014 1:50:02 PM PST
Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush is trying to raise awareness of the opportunities available in the energy sector.

"We want our young people to look at the energy sector, to qualify for these jobs, to seek these jobs out," he said.

Congressman Rush took part in a nationwide discussion Saturday in Chicago on energy jobs for diverse communities. He says they're well-paying jobs that will sustain the American middle class.

Saturday's event was sponsored by Hispanics in Energy and the American Association of Blacks in Energy.


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