Barack Obama said he'd restore the economy in a bipartisan way, but debate over his stimulus package sounds all too familiar. We hear about his visit to Capitol Hill today with the prospects for consensus not looking good. Also, with layoffs on the increase, California's unemployment insurance fund is about to run out of money. And the Ports of LA and Long Beach are short of money needed for truckers to clean up the air.
Clean-Truck Incentive Money Up in Smoke?
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California Unemployment Fund out of Money
Unemployment in Los Angeles County has doubled to 9.9% in the past year. It’s almost that high statewide. But the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund is about to run...
Griffith Park Designated a Historic Cultural Monument
The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously designated Griffith Park a historic-cultural monument, meaning any change will be scrutinized by the Cultural Heritage...
Can Bipartisanship Survive the Stimulus Bill?
President Obama went to Capitol Hill today to persuade Republicans to support his stimulus bill. Before he even got there, House GOP leaders told members to vote “no.”...