To electrify half of the nation's 500,000 fossil-fuel-powered school buses, it would cost approximately $30 billion.
Analysis of USDOT Local Labor Hiring Pilot: Local hire increases opportunities for disadvantaged workers, strengthens local economies
This report from Jobs to Move America demonstrates that the lifting of a Reagan-era regulation prohibiting cities and states from using local hire policies in federally-funded construction projects would create stronger local economies, advance racial equity, and increase the ways that cities and states can create good jobs while building and repairing infrastructure.
The legislation would green the country's ports, fight climate change, and create good green jobs.
Local officials across the country are contending with how to build a sustained recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that includes the entire community, including how to get residents back to work into well-paying jobs.
The Build Local, Hire Local bill contains a comprehensive set of reforms to raise wages and labor standards, strengthen unions, invest in American manufacturing, create new opportunities for high-quality jobs, and strengthen communities.
The U.S. Employment Plan (USEP) is our customizable, federally-approved policy tool that builds good jobs and equity into the public purchasing process.
How can inclusive procurement help create a fairer economy and healthier environment? Find out in our "Power of Inclusive Procurement" -- filled with tips and suggestions for how to bring inclusive procurement to your community.
Through economic modeling and dozens of interviews, this report offers policy recommendations to enable agencies to center community health, climate solutions, and good job creation in their transition to electric buses.
This article from Talking Points Memo, by Donald Cohen of In the Public Interest, explores the history of privatization and the four decade attack on government.
An introductory webinar to "inclusive procurement" or "purchasing for the common good."