East LA is often called "the center of all things Mexican-American," and there've been efforts to incorporate it as a city for 50 years. As part of Los Angeles County, its only elected official is Supervisor Gloria Molina. Today, the Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, took up the matter, but postponed a final decision. Does East LA have the tax base to provide law enforcement, collect trash and manage libraries? Would its 126,000 residents vote for cityhood if they had another chance? On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the State of the Union and the Presidential Campaign.
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