Union-City Showdown over Budget Cuts

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In July, at Mayor Villaraigosa's urging, the City of LA agreed on an early retirement plan to avoid furloughs and massive layoffs of so-called "civilian employees."  Now, financial advisors to the both Mayor and the City Council are saying that plan is unaffordable. The revenues just aren't there.

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Guests:
David Zahniser - Los Angeles Times - @DavidZahniser, Matt Szabo - Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Villaraigosa, Victor Gordo - Attorney/Secretary-Treasurer, Laborers' International Union of North America, Local 777

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Andrea Brody