Arturo Vargas

National Organization of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials

Guest

Executive Director of NALEO, the National Organization of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials; former Chairman of the Los Angeles Redistricting Commission

Arturo Vargas on KCRW

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Why getting an accurate US Census count is crucial, especially during the pandemic

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that he would not enter the race for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the US Senate.

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Antonio Villaraigosa announced today that he would not enter the race for Barbara Boxer’s seat in the US Senate.

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