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JMA Mentioned on “El Genio Lucas” Radio Show

JMA’s work in the South was mentioned on “El Genio Lucas,” a Spanish-language syndicated radio show that airs on more than 90 stations across the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Patricia Genio Lucas23Download

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Grist, December 18, 2023
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A huge EV factory is coming to west Tennessee. Here’s how locals are ensuring they benefit.

JMA’s Will Tucker talks about how the community benefits agreement approach to the transition to green energy can work in the growing “Battery Belt” in the South.

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The Law and Political Economy Project , January 10, 2024
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Reclaiming the Progressive Potential of Procurement

A longstanding misinterpretation of procurement law keeps cities and states from using federal money to advance local policy goals. JMA’s Madeline Janis and UCLA School of Law Professor of Legal Ethics Scott Cummings on how groups like our Local Opportunities

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Inequality.org, December 6, 2023
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Scraping Away the Anti-Worker, Anti-Racial Equity Vestiges of the Reagan Era

Sarah Anderson writes about how outdated Uniform Guidance policies reinforce historic racial and economic inequities and what the Local Opportunities Coalition is doing to update them.

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The Tennessean, October 6, 2023
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The South — and its batteries — looms over the UAW strike

As the bourgeoning "battery belt" in the South becomes central to the UAW strike, JMA Southern Program Director Will Tucker discussed the manufacturing landscape in the region.

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CBS News, September 25, 2023
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Trump and Biden’s Michigan visits will present competing strategies for winning union voters

As Republicans exploit the UAW strike, JMA Co-Executive Director Madeline Janis we need to focus on how the transition to electric vehicles affects workers.