• Durham Company is Stimulus Success Story

    Cree praised as leader in green technology Vice President Joe Biden and Energy Secretary Steven Chu were in Durham this week to promote the stimulus bill’s clean-energy tax credit and to tout the accomplishments of Cree, a manufacturer of LED lighting. Because of a $39 million tax credit, Cree has been able to hire 375 […]

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  • One Year Later, Two Million Jobs Saved

    The Recovery Act is working One year ago this week, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. At the time our economy was in free fall, the stock market had tanked, and job losses were topping 800,000 a month. Millions of Americans who lost their jobs were also losing their health […]

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