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Rep. Andy Levin on the Labor Movement and MAGA Republican Disarray Podcast

Rep. Andy Levin on the Labor Movement and MAGA Republican Disarray

Former Rep. Andy Levin, a distinguished senior fellow at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, joins the show to discuss the historic removal of Rep. Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the House, the policy agenda of the far right, and the labor movement.

Wisconsin Workers Have ‘the Opportunity to Build Middle-Class, Unionized Careers’ In the News

Wisconsin Workers Have ‘the Opportunity to Build Middle-Class, Unionized Careers’

Industrial painting instructor and union field organizer Johntay Young has seen how the influx of infrastructure funding under the Biden administration has translated into more work and more jobs for union painters. The high demand for workers creates more opportunities for stable, high-paying careers in the union.

UpNorthNews

Johntay Young

Community colleges partner with semiconductor industry In the News

Community colleges partner with semiconductor industry

Chancellor of Maricopa Community College District Steven Gonzales writes about the impact the CHIPS and Science Act has had on Arizona students and workforce development. The law spurred increased investments in semiconductor manufacturing, creating thousands of good-paying jobs and investing in training programs to fulfill the workforce needs.

Arizona Capitol Times

Steven Gonzales

Biden’s Investments Create Opportunity for Arizona Carpenters In the News

Biden’s Investments Create Opportunity for Arizona Carpenters

The business representative of the Southwest Mountain States Carpenters Union Local 1912, Bill Ruiz, describes how investments from the Biden administration are benefiting carpenters. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Inflation Reduction Act, and CHIPS and Science Act are ushering in a historic construction boom for carpentry work.

The Copper Courier

Bill Ruiz

4 Job Quality Questions All Applicants for New Federal Funds Should Answer Report

4 Job Quality Questions All Applicants for New Federal Funds Should Answer

States, cities, and private sector applicants can improve their chances of winning new federal support through the Inflation Reduction Act, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and CHIPS and Science Act by demonstrating that their proposals will create good jobs for working people from all walks of life.

the Center for American Progress

Karla Walter

Intel putting the beat back in Ohio’s heart, restoring hope to young job seekers In the News

Intel putting the beat back in Ohio’s heart, restoring hope to young job seekers

Recent electrical engineering graduate, Maddix Curtis, describes how the Biden administration is bringing manufacturing jobs back to Ohio. With investments in infrastructure and clean energy, recent graduates are seeing more opportunities for high-paying jobs.

The Columbus Dispatch

Maddix Curtis

Business adding over 600 new jobs with help from Biden’s investments In the News

Business adding over 600 new jobs with help from Biden’s investments

Arizona business owner Paul Sarzoza describes how recent federal investments in semiconductor manufacturing are helping expand opportunities in related industries such as his. Thanks to such investments, Saroza anticipates creating up to 800 jobs over the next decade to support the new semiconductor fabrication plants.

Arizona Capitol Times

Paul Sarzoza

Opinion: Federal investments like Brent Spence Bridge will spur local workforce In the News

Opinion: Federal investments like Brent Spence Bridge will spur local workforce

Tri-State Building and Construction Trades Council business manager John Holbrook says it’s never been a more promising time for the field than today. Investments in updating critical infrastructure such as the Brent Spence Bridge brings thousands of good-paying jobs to a region that has been ignored for decades.

Cincinnati Enquirer

John Holbrook

The Inflation Reduction Act is opening doors for students In the News

The Inflation Reduction Act is opening doors for students

Georgia Tech doctoral student Juanita Hidalgo explains how a lack of domestic solar manufacturing contributes to fewer opportunities for students like her. But with new solar manufacturing projects spurred by the Inflation Reduction Act, Hidalgo is hopeful for expanded career opportunities in renewable energy.

Univision

Juanita Hidalgo

Telework is finally reaching rural America thanks to Biden’s investments in broadband In the News

Telework is finally reaching rural America thanks to Biden’s investments in broadband

Rural Pennsylvania resident Rachael Grinnell experienced disruptions to work due to a lack of access to affordable and reliable internet. She discusses her excitement for federal investments to expand high-speed, reliable internet to connect her rural community.

The Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Rachael Grinnell

5 Policy Priorities for the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Article

5 Policy Priorities for the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization

The reauthorization of Federal Aviation Administration programs should provide dedicated funding for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes and airports, an increase in the Passenger Facility Charge, and decent wages and benefits for airport service workers.

the Center for American Progress

Kevin DeGood, Karla Walter

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Tackling Climate Change and Environmental Injustice

Tackling Climate Change and Environmental Injustice

We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.

Restoring Social Trust in Democracy

Restoring Social Trust in Democracy

Democracy is under attack at home and abroad. We must act to ensure it is accessible to all, accountable, and can serve as a force of good.

Building an Economy for All

Building an Economy for All

Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.

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