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National League of Cities , June 6, 2022
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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

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ElectrifyNY Press Statement on 2022 New York State Budget

We are encouraged by the adoption of a 2035 zero-emissions school bus fleet mandate in the state budget, but are concerned that transit and paratransit vehicle fleets are not yet addressed.  Transportation accounts for 28% of New York State’s greenhouse

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Warehouse Workers for Justice Report Uplifts Need for Good Jobs and Clean Air in Joliet

This week, Warehouse Workers for Justice released its new report “For Good Jobs & Clean Air: How a Just Transition to Zero Emission Vehicles Can Transform Warehousing,” which details the impact of the booming warehouse and logistics industry on Will

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Sierra Club, March 25, 2022
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This Woman’s Work

Recently, I caught up with Erica Iheme, one of the leaders at Jobs to Move America (JMA). JMA is helping to coordinate the “Bamazon” union organizing campaign alongside RWDSU. JMA is a policy center that focuses on comprehensive public spending

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How transit workers can succeed in our transition to a green energy future

The bipartisan infrastructure law, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), included a major investment in zero-emission buses. Transit agencies will be further incentivized to switch to these buses and help transition to a lower-carbon, more sustainable future. But

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Providing Training for Zero Emission Buses: Recommended Expanded RFP Language

JMA released a report with The International Transportation Learning Center (ITLC) to assist public transit agencies in meeting the requirements in the bipartisan infrastructure bill to train workers in the operations and maintenance of zero emissions buses (ZEBs). In the