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Tax Notes, January 23, 2023
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A Closer Look at the Critical Minerals and Battery Components White Paper

The Treasury and the IRS released a white paper previewing their tax guidance on the Inflation Reduction Act’s EV tax credits. JMA recommends attaching good jobs standards to the rules.

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November 8, 2022
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The Electric School Bus Is the Climate Hero We Need

JMA California Director Héctor Huezo wrote the blog with Earthjustice’s Yasmine Agelidis how electric school buses are an opportunity to fight climate change, make healthy air for kids and create good jobs.

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Indigenous peoples must have a seat at the table in electric vehicle mining negotiations

By Paola Rodelas, JMA Communications Director Mankayan, Philippines. Indigenous resistance against harmful development has benefited the local community, but continues to be a constant threat. Credit: Paola Rodelas I come from a family of miners–indigenous peoples who have lived

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The American Prospect, September 28, 2022
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Industrial Policy Without Industrial Unions

Coalitions like Jobs to Move America are focused on winning community benefit agreements in places like Illinois, where labor and environmental groups are calling on Lion Electric to allow employees to decide on union representation.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program, Into Law

CONTACT:         Lauren LaBorde(504) 289-1626llaborde@jobstomoveamerica.org Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program, Into Law Law will support creation and retention of quality jobs in green transit manufacturing  SACRAMENTO, CA –Today, Gov. Gavin Newsom

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As Extreme Weather Increases, We Must Learn Lessons From Hurricane Katrina

By Lauren LaBorde, JMA Communications Specialist All the recent extreme weather events communities have been experiencing both in the U.S. and internationally has me thinking about Hurricane Katrina, the 17th anniversary of which was on Aug. 23. The date is

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How to Ensure Recent Federal Investments Benefit Workers and Communities

by Michael Lawliss, JMA Senior Policy Coordinator As states and cities begin to receive funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), President Biden signed off on two new laws that will continue the flow of federal funds

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5 Reasons to Support SB 674, California’s High Road Jobs Program

Right now, California is investing billions of dollars to purchase zero-emission transit vehicles. These new vehicles will have an enormous impact on the state’s carbon footprint, creating healthier communities and cleaner air. And with the right policies, we have the