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Let’s Honor Rosa Parks by Creating Equity in Transit—For Riders and Workers

This Saturday is Transit Equity Day, which takes place on Rosa Parks’ birthday to honor her historic action to demand equality for public transit riders. Parks’ refusal to move to the back of a Montgomery, AL bus in 1955

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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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On Anniversary of Roe, Freedom for Workers Means Reproductive Rights

January 22 marks what would have been the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade—if not for the Supreme Court overturning the ruling in June, striking down the constitutional right to abortion care.  As an economic justice organization, Jobs to Move

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Jobs to Move America announces new leadership structure and appointment

by Ed Wytkind, Board Chair, Jobs to Move America Erica Iheme On behalf of the board of directors at Jobs to Move America (JMA), I am pleased to announce the appointment of Erica Iheme, the organization’s deputy director, to the

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LA Metro Adopts the Most Comprehensive Good Jobs Policy in Green Transit Manufacturing

LA Metro’s Board of Directors voted to adopt the Manufacturing Careers Policy (MCP), co-written by Jobs to Move America. This policy is the most comprehensive jobs creation policy to date, and ensures accountability measures in the procurement process for

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Los Angeles Times, December 1, 2022
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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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Gotham Gazette , November 14, 2022
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With the Environmental Bond Act’s Passage, Let’s Ensure the Green Transition Creates Good Jobs

JMA’s Farah Mehreen Ahmad wrote about what the passage of the Bond Act means for New York.

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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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Using Local and Economically-Targeted Hire to Promote Good Jobs Through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

by Michael Lawliss, JMA Senior Policy Coordinator We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build resilient infrastructure for the 21st century and benefit the communities that live near these projects. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment

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Jobs to Move America Stands with Black Workers Following Racist Remarks from Los Angeles City Council President

By Héctor Huezo, JMA California Director On Sunday, the Los Angeles Times and Knock LA reported on leaked recordings revealing racist, anti-Black, and reprehensible remarks made by City Council President Nury Martinez in conversation with Councilmembers Gil Cedillo and