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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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Report: Using Local and Economically-Targeted Hire to Promote Good Jobs Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), was signed into law on November 15, 2021. This federal legislation will bring $1.2 trillion to states and cities over the next 5 years to

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Minimum wage debate continues in Alabama

JMA Southern Policy Manager and former Alabama State Representative Patricia Todd weighed in on Alabama’s $7.25 minimum wage.

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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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Manufacturing Jobs for Women event

Para español: On July 27th, Jobs to Move America (JMA) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) will host an event with the DOL Women’s Bureau National Director Wendy Chun-Hoon in Birmingham to discuss the benefits for women of new

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Webinar: Using Federal Funds to Create Local Infrastructure Jobs

On June 14, 2022, Jobs to Move America partnered with the National League of Cities to host a webinar on how elected and agency officials around the country can create good jobs for their residents using local and targeted hiring

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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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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