Bob Schoonover

President, SEIU Local 721

Guest

President of SEIU Local 721; former heavy equipment operator for the City of Los Angeles

Bob Schoonover on KCRW

This was the day for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to put up or shut up with regard to city finances, the Department of Water and Power and relations with the City Council. …

Mayor Villaraigosa and the State of the City

This was the day for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to put up or shut up with regard to city finances, the Department of Water and Power and relations with the City Council. …

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LA Mayor Villaraigosa says he'll veto an early retirement program he once supported.

Facing Huge Shortfall, City Budget Negotiations Continue

LA Mayor Villaraigosa says he'll veto an early retirement program he once supported.

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