Weiss and Trutanich, Candidates for LA City Attorney
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Jack Weiss and Carmen Trutanich, candidates for Los Angeles City Attorney, debate over gangs, gun control, the environment and the influence of developers. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, this year's college graduates face a declining job market with opportunities down 22% from last year. We hear about crushed expectations, volunteer work and one graduate who's networked his way to a job a week in all 50 states.
Banner image: Jack Weiss (L) and Carmen Trutanich (R)
A Hard Rain's Falling for the Class of 2009 ()
The National Association of Colleges and Employers—or NACE—has some bad news for the Class of 2009. Employers expect to hire 22% fewer graduates than they did in 2008.
Resources mentioned in today's segment:
- Alex Segal: Graduating English Major, Wesleyan Universtiy
- Alan Solomont: Chairman, Corporation for National and Community Service
- Alejandra Lance Calderon: Graduating Art History Major, Miami University
- Laurence Shatkin: career information expert and author
- Daniel Seddiqui: Graduate in Economics, University of Southern California
- Sarah Needleman: Careers Reporter, Wall Street Journal, @sarahneedleman
Weiss and Trutanich, Candidates for LA City Attorney ()
In the March primary, Carmen Trutanich forced Jack Weiss into a runoff in next month’s election for Los Angeles City Attorney. Weiss, an incumbent city councilman and former assistant US Attorney, got 36% of the vote. Trutanich, a former Deputy District Attorney now in private practice got 27%. We learn about the office of City Attorney from Rick Orlov, who covers politics for the Daily News, and then hear a debate between the two candidates.
Which Way L.A.? is made possible in part by the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, and the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation, which supports study and research into policy issues of the Los Angeles region.
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