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  • L.A. mayor appoints senior advisor for food policy

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has appointed Paula Daniels, who chairs his Food Policy Council, to be his senior advisor on food policy. Among her jobs will be overseeing efforts to increase residents’ access to local, affordable and...
  • Villaraigosa: Cuts to transportation would be 'devastating blow'

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa warned a Senate committee that federal cuts to transportation would be a "devastating blow." It would set back local projects and damage the nation's economic recovery....
  • Villaraigosa: Riding Prop. 13 resentment to Sacramento? [poll]

     
    What do you think of Villaraigosa's move? Is it smart policy-wise but too risky politically? Or is Proposition 13 fine as it is? Take our poll, post your comment or do both....
  • California officials say jobs riding on transportation bill

     
    State and local leaders this week used the approaching Labor Day holiday as a platform to call for federal investment in transportation projects, warning that failure to do so would further damage the nation’s infrastructure and cost millions of...
  • Public Invited to US Conference of Mayors' Climate Protection Award Presentation of $10,000

     
    Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl will be presented with the 2011 U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Award on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 10 a.m. …...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Verbatim: Ballard delivers State of the City

    Verbatim: Ballard delivers State of the City
    Madam President, Members of the City-County Council, special guests and friends, I am here today to report on the state of the City. And I am here to say that this is our time. The first three months of this year have been a whirlwind. Of course, the...
  • Villaraigosa Avoids Talk of Layoffs in State of the City

    Villaraigosa Avoids Talk of Layoffs in State of the City
    LOS ANGELES -- Even as city workers protested proposed layoffs outside of his speech, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa avoided talk of layoffs during his annual State of the City address Wednesday, choosing instead to cheerlead a proposed ballot...
  • Mayor Kevin Johnson Calls on NBA to End Labor Dispute

    Mayor Kevin Johnson Calls on NBA to End Labor Dispute
         Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson signed off on a letter from the U.S. Conference of Mayors to the National Basketball Association and the NBA Players Union urging them to end the lockout. The letter urges all parties involved to consider the...
  • 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...
  • National expert gives blessing on compromise Chicago ward map plan

    National expert gives blessing on compromise Chicago ward map plan
    Chicago voters might not have to weigh in on a new City Council ward map this year after a national expert on Monday blessed a compromise plan put forth by dueling groups of aldermen. But council members plan to press forward with more public hearings...