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  • Biden urges bipartisan support for infrastructure, city relief

     
    Vice President Joe Biden addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Orlando with a sometimes-fiery 34 minutes speech, calling for Congress to work across party lines and help cities with infrastructure and other support. Biden said that a lot of issues...
  • VP Joe Biden running late to U.S Conference of Mayors

     
    Vice President Joe Biden arrived at Orlando International Airport shortly before 11 a.m. this morning, meaning he'll be running a little late for his scheduled 11.am. speech at the U.S. Conference of Mayors at local Loews Royal Pacific Hotel. The...
  • Talk back: Antonio Villaraigosa for president?

     
    Despite a steadily increasing national stature since he was first elected mayor of Los Angeles in 2005, Antonio Villaraigosa says he's not interested in the Oval Office....
  • Unions threatened with layoffs protest Villaraigosa trips out of town

     
    Los Angeles City workers are planning a protest outside of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s annual State of the City address Wednesday to voice their anger at the mayor’s plan for layoffs....
  • Villaraigosa speech focuses on transit issues, not L.A. budget woes

     
    Even as city workers protested proposed layoffs outside of his speech, L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa avoided talk of layoffs during his annual State of the City address Wednesday, choosing instead to cheerlead a proposed ballot measure that he said...
  • Allentown gets $120K for its winning child obesity prevention program

     
    For its winning childhood obesity prevention program, Allentown accepted a $120,000 check Wednesday. In January, the city announced it won a first-place national award -- and the cash prize -- for the city's fruit-and-vegetable green cart. Today,...
  • Antonio Villaraigosa's goals for L.A. and beyond

    Antonio Villaraigosa's goals for L.A. and beyond
    In a corny old movie, they'd illustrate this bit with pages flying off a calendar: Antonio Villaraigosa has about 10 months left as mayor of Los Angeles, and although his name is bruited about for higher office, City Hall is where he says wants to be. Not...
  • Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa

    Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa
    First of two parts | Part two Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...
  • Newton: Villaraigosa in his element as 'the nation's mayor'

    Newton: Villaraigosa in his element as 'the nation's mayor'
    The mayor of Columbus, Ohio, described his "utter disbelief" at the destructive "gamesmanship" as Congress debates the debt ceiling. The mayor of Fresno described her city's tough budget problems and wondered when the economy would hit bottom. The mayor...
  • Thousands of Local Elected Officials from Across the Country Take a Stand Against the War(s)

    Thousands of Local Elected Officials from Across the Country Take a Stand Against the War(s)
    "Now, therefore, be it resolved, that the United States Conference of Mayors supports efforts to speed up the ending of these wars …" June 20, 2011. It is the first time since the closing years of the Vietnam War that any kind of anti-war stand...
  • If Federal Grant Money Gets Cut, Community Organizations Around the State Face Possible Closure

    The Community Development Block Grant program is one of those grant operations that the left loves and the right loves to hate. It funds all kinds of local programs, and like so many other funding categories, it’s on the chopping block this year...
  • Mayor meets with Chicago-based commodity exchange to discuss possible relocation

    Mayor meets with Chicago-based commodity exchange to discuss possible relocation
    The Office of Mayor Greg Ballard told Fox59 the mayor will meet with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group, better known as the CME Group in Chicago, to discuss relocating the company to Indianapolis.   A spokesperson from the mayor’s office said...