Matt Szabo

Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Villaraigosa

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Former spokesman, now Deputy Chief of Staff, for Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

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LA Mayor Villaraigosa has been telling the anti-labor Governor of Wisconsin that "collective bargaining works."

LA City Unions Vote on the Mayor's Labor Deal

LA Mayor Villaraigosa has been telling the anti-labor Governor of Wisconsin that "collective bargaining works."

from Which Way, L.A.?

The Daily News, which circulates mainly in the San Fernando Valley, has declared that Mayor Villaraigosa has " checked out ."  In yesterday’s front-page editorial, Marielle Garza…

Is Villaraigosa Going AWOL on the Job?

The Daily News, which circulates mainly in the San Fernando Valley, has declared that Mayor Villaraigosa has " checked out ."  In yesterday’s front-page editorial, Marielle Garza…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Mayor Villaraigosa has threatened to implement a plan to  close down all Los Angeles City departments  except police and fire for two days a week, starting next Monday.

City of LA on Brink of Bankruptcy, in Conflict with DWP

Mayor Villaraigosa has threatened to implement a plan to close down all Los Angeles City departments except police and fire for two days a week, starting next Monday.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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