Next Economy Notes April 5

Some quick items of interest regarding the Next Economy:

-A new Gallup poll indicates hiring conditions are at their best levels since the late summer of 2008.

-The Starbucks job creation campaign now has the backing of Banana Republic and Google Offers.

-Congratulations to Delaware Governor Jack Markell for spearheading a fantastic new initiative that helps small businesses gain access to private capital.

-Jared Bernstein corrects the record on clean energy jobs.

-Accelerating Energy Leadership takes energy politics in a new direction.