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NPR/WUFT, July 1, 2020
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Why there’s little sunshine on many economic development deals in Florida — and beyond

In Los Angeles, transparency proved to be important for an economic development deal and contract between the city’s transit authority and a bus manufacturer. But it took a court battle to reveal the details to the public.

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Forge Organizing, June 24, 2020
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Black Workers Matter: How defunding police could create thousands of good jobs for Black communities

Our research shows how divesting from policing could build clean transit systems in Black neighborhoods and create thousands of good jobs in the process.

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June 22, 2020
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Harlem’s Rep. Adriano Espaillat secures multiple wins in critical House transportation bill

A five-year bill to improve and increase federal investment in transportation infrastructure programs features our signature good jobs and equity policy, the U.S. Employment Plan.

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Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán, May 27, 2020
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Rep. Barragán introduces Climate Smart Ports Act to improve air quality and create good jobs in port communities across America

“Jobs to Move America commends Representative Barragan on this initiative and her commitment to ensuring good jobs and clean air go hand in hand,” said Abhilasha Bhola.

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Capital & Main, Newseek, May 11, 2020
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Can workers organize in the deep South during the pandemic?

A community coalition employs an alternative approach at an Alabama bus plant.

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Sierra Magazine, May 1, 2020
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Black American bus drivers at risk

“This pandemic has made it really clear we aren’t prepared for this crisis, just as we aren’t prepared for the climate crisis,” Miranda Nelson, NY director, said.

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Alabama Political Reporter, April 2, 2020
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Turning the tide on corporate giveaways in the South

Jobs to Move America is building a research-action program, headquartered in Birmingham, to win sunshine and accountability policies in the South.

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The New York Post, March 26, 2020
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Big state contractor New Flyer putting workers at risk of coronavirus

New Flyer sent workers to high-risk locations with no protective equipment, downplayed COVID-19, and refused to enforce social distancing.

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San Fernando Valley Business Journal, March 10, 2020
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Electric vehicle industry driving up salaries, report finds

Demand for skilled workers in Southern California’s electric vehicle industry is growing, driving up salaries and filling local training programs, according to a new report.

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USA Today, February 7, 2020
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‘American Factory’: Taxpayers shouldn’t subsidize worker mistreatment

We should not be doling out taxpayer gifts to companies that don’t meet basic standards like fair wages and safe working conditions.