The California Alliance for Jobs is committed to protecting construction careers. Over 600,000 women and men in California work in construction trades. Construction work is more than just a job. These are highly skilled, highly trained middle-class union careers that support families and entire communities–people of color, second chancers, immigrants, and those without college degrees. […]
Sacramento Business Journal: Climate change has created urgent need for the Delta Conveyance Project as a sustainable water source
Experts are ringing alarm bells. The climate crisis is here already. Simply standing by and doing nothing is not an option. We should not wait another day to plan for California’s future and implement a reliable water system to sustain our way of life in California. We must act now before it’s too late.
“Reductions in funding of that magnitude will destroy hundreds of thousands of middle-class construction careers,” Quigley said. “We need California’s leaders to come up with solutions to replace this funding now rather than waiting until it’s too late.”