Questioning Proposition Q

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One thing that Mayor Jim Hahn and Police Chief Bernard Parks agree on is that Los Angeles needs 600 million dollars to upgrade facilities for police and firefighters. Although both of them are supporting Proposition Q, opponents insist that a tax increase of 3 dollars a month isn't worth it, especially before there's a vote on Valley secession. Twice in the past few years, the city has failed to get the two-thirds vote required to raise taxes to pay off such bonds. It's trying again on March 5 with Proposition Q. We hear arguments for and against the bond from LA City Councilman Jack Weiss and Richard Close of the secessionist movement Valley VOTE.
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