Press Releases

Coalition Announces Support of Governor Newsom’s Infrastructure Streamlining Package

Over 110 California labor, clean energy, business, water, and agriculture leaders urge the state legislature to pass Governor Gavin Newsom’s streamlining proposal to reduce construction barriers for critically-needed infrastructure projects A powerful coalition composed of the California Alliance for Jobs, as well as labor unions, businesses, ethnic business leaders, and more are rallying behind Governor […]

Manny Leon Joins CAJ as Deputy Director

Manny is responsible for transportation policy, regulatory, and legislative affairs, representing over 2,000 heavy construction companies and 80,000 union construction workers across California. Prior, he served as vice president of government relations for the Associated General Contractors of California and the principal consultant to the California State Senate Committee on Transportation, and senior consultant for the California State Assembly Transportation Committee.

New Report: Federal, State and Local Transportation Infrastructure Spending Creates $200 Billion in Economic Benefits and Supports 700,000 Jobs in California Every Year

“This is a groundbreaking report that, for the first time, takes all transportation revenue streams into account — local, state, federal — and quantifies the economic benefits of these investments on California and local economies.”