David Abel

Verde XChange

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Publisher of the Planning Report and Metro Investment Report, newsletters that covers public infrastructure investment, and founder and chair of the VerdeXchange Institute; Managing Director of the nonprofit New Schools Better Neighborhoods; Vice Chair of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation

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The Mayor of Los Angeles has less than a year and a half until he's "termed out" of office.

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Since the state  Supreme Court upheld the abolition  of Redevelopment Agencies by Governor Brown and the legislature, more than a few potential babies are going out with the bathwater.

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