A vote to decriminalize street vending in LA

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Spurred on by President Trump's immigration policies, the Los Angeles City Council voted 13 – 0 on Wednesday to decriminalize street vending. It will take months to finalize a legal permit system for sidewalk vendors, but the council fast-tracked one part of its proposal so vendors with unpaid fines won't be charged with misdemeanor penalties. Rudy Espinoza, the executive director of the community development group Leadership for Urban Renewal Network (LURN), parses out the council's proposal. Learn what vendors think on the Good Food blog.

Music: "Bounce (radio edit)" (instrumental) by Calvin Harris