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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

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Empowering Cities to Use Federal Funds to Create Local Jobs

As the Biden administration begins to distribute infrastructure funding to states and cities, elected officials and contracting agencies will play a key role in using this money to create good-paying jobs for their communities. But one federal regulation is standing

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New report details the impact of transitioning the nation’s 500,000 school buses to electric vehicles

Report provides roadmap for how to transition fairly so all communities benefit NEW YORK, MAY 24, 2022 — Today, Jobs to Move America (JMA) unveiled a new report that details the impact of transitioning the nation’s 500,000 school buses to

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Driving the Future: How to Electrify our School Buses and Center Kids, Communities, and Workers in the Transition

This represents a trailblazing effort to document the opportunity of school bus electrification in all its complexity.

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This Earth Day, Let’s Invest in Workers

Today is Earth Day, and this year’s theme is “invest in our planet.” This call is more urgent than ever—the latest report from the group of scientists considered the international experts on climate change warns the moment is “now

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New York needs to Go Green

By Dan Maloney – President, Rochester and Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO In New York, we have the opportunity to tackle climate change and address the current 4.9% unemployment rate. We can build a strong future with green energy