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Mickey Kantor

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Partner at the law firm of Mayer Brown and and co-chair of the Los Angeles 2020 Commission, which will recommend ways to make the city financially stable; Secretary of Commerce in the Clinton Administration (1996-1997)

Mickey Kantor on KCRW

Commission Recommendations on LA City Finances

from Which Way, L.A.?

"Los Angeles is barely treading water while the rest of the world is moving forward." That's the first line of a report on the city called rather ominously, " A Time for Truth ."

Is Los Angeles a City in Decline?

"Los Angeles is barely treading water while the rest of the world is moving forward." That's the first line of a report on the city called rather ominously, " A Time for Truth ."

from Which Way, L.A.?

There's a  race on for Mayor of Los Angeles . The City Council is considering 22 specific proposals to save money and make up a deficit now estimated at $150 to $160 million.

A New Commission to Solve LA's Fiscal Problems

There's a race on for Mayor of Los Angeles . The City Council is considering 22 specific proposals to save money and make up a deficit now estimated at $150 to $160 million.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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