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Alabama Reflector , June 9, 2023
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Alabama’s new transparency law is a step in the right direction, but more needs to be done

JMA’s Patricia Todd and Good Jobs First’s Kasia Tarczynska wrote about the Transparency in Incentives Act, which passed in the Alabama Legislature after years of pressure from advocates.  

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AL.com, June 5, 2023
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Guest opinion: Alabama improves transparency in economic tax incentives; more is needed

JMA’s Patricia Todd wrote about a bill that just passed in the Alabama Legislature that will improve transparency in state tax incentives.

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Jackson Advocate, May 8, 2023
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OPINION: Racism is in the water in Jackson, but we can’t give up on the South

JMA’s Angela Dawson, a life-long Mississippi resident, writes about the Jackson Water crisis and the inequalities of our infrastructure system.

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State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at the NYU School of Law , May 11, 2023
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Winds of Change: Developing a Domestic Supply Chain & Good Jobs in the Offshore Wind Sector

JMA’s New York Policy Manager Mo-Yain Tham wrote about how the booming offshore wind industry needs to create good jobs and center communities.

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Yale Climate Connections, May 15, 2023
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Clean electric school buses are healthier for kids, but there could be a downside for workers

JMA’s Ian Elder discussed how the transition to electric school buses needs to protect workers.

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In the Public Interest, May 4, 2023
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New public investments are creating new jobs. Let’s make sure they’re good ones.

In the Public Interest covered the essay JMA Co-Executive Director Madeline Janis co-wrote for the American Prospect about creating “industrial policy for all.”

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The American Prospect , April 19, 2023
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Will ‘Made in America’ Really Lead to Good Jobs?

JMA’s Co-Executive Director Madeline Janis co-wrote this piece about what we haven’t done, and what we should do, to ensure that “new industrial strategy” actually benefits workers.

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The Valley Labor Report , March 22, 2023
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Job Quality in Alabama and Mississippi’s Manufacturing Facilities

JMA’s Angela Dawson talks about our recent report about manufacturing jobs in Alabama and Mississippi.

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Eno Center for Transportation, March 21, 2023
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Ensuring the Green Jobs are Good Jobs

The issue is that despite this booming industrial development, communities in the South continue to be chronically impoverished. Corporations take advantage of a system that includes some of the lowest wages in the nation, along with a relative lack