During a September 22 hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Republicans accused Labor Secretary Hilda Solis of misleading the public in the way it defines green jobs. The agency is currently undertaking an initiative to quantify employment in the clean energy sector, and a recent report, Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment, from the Brookings Institution, estimates that 2.7 million Americans are employed in positions related to the clean economy, receiving wages that are 13 percent higher than the national median.