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Jackson Advocate, March 8, 2023
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Southern labor ain’t cheap: It costs

In our house, we believed that able-bodied men and women should work and become productive citizens in their communities. We believed that America owes each of its citizens an equal opportunity to get an education in order to prepare him

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Mississippi Public Broadcasting , February 27, 2023
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Mississippi manufacturing workers report low job quality

Policy center Jobs to Move America has polled manufacturing workers across Mississippi and Alabama to rate their satisfaction with their current job. Workers reported some of their needs are being met, but there are several areas that fall below what

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New America, February 13, 2023
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Reagan-era regulations hold back good jobs policies in states and cities

New America discusses how Uniform Guidance regulations inhibit state and municipal efforts to support job quality and worker power through infrastructure spending, and how a coalition led by JMA is working to change this.

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Tax Notes, January 23, 2023
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A Closer Look at the Critical Minerals and Battery Components White Paper

The Treasury and the IRS released a white paper previewing their tax guidance on the Inflation Reduction Act’s EV tax credits. JMA recommends attaching good jobs standards to the rules.

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Los Angeles Times, December 1, 2022

Editorial: Taxpayer money can build transit projects — and a stronger middle class. L.A. Metro shows how

Taxpayers’ money should deliver the most good. We can build new transportation projects and propel entry-level workers into solid middle-class careers. Good for Metro for leading the way.

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November 8, 2022
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The Electric School Bus Is the Climate Hero We Need

JMA California Director Héctor Huezo wrote the blog with Earthjustice’s Yasmine Agelidis how electric school buses are an opportunity to fight climate change, make healthy air for kids and create good jobs.

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Forbes, October 7, 2022
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‘Made In America’ Should Not Mean ‘Made Under Injustice’

The Biden administration is making historic investments in U.S. manufacturing–through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) and Science Act, and by increasing domestic content requirements under

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The American Prospect, September 28, 2022
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Industrial Policy Without Industrial Unions

Coalitions like Jobs to Move America are focused on winning community benefit agreements in places like Illinois, where labor and environmental groups are calling on Lion Electric to allow employees to decide on union representation.

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AL.com, September 23, 2022
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Group calls for putting an end to alleged use of child labor at Hyundai suppliers

JMA is part of group of 24 regional and national labor, community, civil rights, faith and environmental justice groups calling on Hyundai to ensure that child labor is not being used in any of its supplier plants, as reports of