Closing The Budget Deficit By Touching The Public’s Nerve
The city of Los Angeles doesn't have enough money - we're $406 million dollars short to be exact, the largest budget deficit in city history. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has proposed a $7 billlion dollar budget that focuses on the city’s core needs. Also tonight, dock workers all along the west coast shut down ports on a one day walkout. Image Credit: May Day protesters march towards Los Angeles City Hall, ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
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Dock Workers Shut Down Ports in Protest against the War
As thousands of protesters flooded onto Broadway in downtown Los Angeles today in Mayday protests in support of immigration reform, tens of thousands of longshoremen from...