Los Angeles County voters raised the sales tax in 2008 to pay for some 12 projects, including the subway extension to the Westside. Instead of waiting for 30 years, LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants to borrow $40 billion in federal dollars and finish them off in 10 years. His 30/10 initiative has won the support of two major players, the US Chamber of Commerce and the AFL/CIO. Villaraigosa discusses his transportation plan and pension reform at the local level.
LA Mayor Promotes Stimulus, Transportation
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