Public Workers, Public Transit and the Mayor of Los Angeles

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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa delivered an upbeat State of the City speech last night, emphasizing pubic transportation and his plan to speed up construction projects by extending a one-half cent sales tax rather than letting it sunset as Measure R now provides. Today, he reportedly stormed out of a Metro board meeting when County Supervisor Mike Antonovich called that a "gang rape" of communities that are not being consulted as they were leading up to the passage of Measure R.





Warren Olney