Training a new workforce for California's move to electric vehicles

Jun 28, 2021
Researchers say the state will need a lot more people to build and maintain its EV infrastructure.
If California wants to reach carbon-neutral transportation by 2045, it must recruit and train more people to work on vehicles and infrastructure.
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Elaine Chao, champion of Trump's infrastructure plan, chose to keep stock in a building company

Sep 29, 2017
After she was confirmed, the transportation secretary resigned from the board of Vulcan Materials but held on to deferred stock awards worth $300,000, an amount that could grow if Chao helps push an infrastructure bill through Congress.
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testifies at her confirmation hearing in January 2017.
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