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As Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti assembles his new administration, it is interesting, and encouraging, to note the odd confluence of circumstances that will leave him beholden less to factions or special interests and more to the people of Los Angeles....
Tags: Elections, Eric Garcetti, Local Elections, Government, Politics
ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Councilman Eric Garcetti declared victory Wednesday in his bid to become the next mayor and vowed to put the city's economic slump "in the rear-view mirror," capping a race shaped by dire fiscal forecasts and...
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NEW YORK – Jamie Dimon survived a bruising fight to strip him of his chairmanship, but directors at JPMorgan Chase & Co. may still have to calm restive shareholders. Dimon, JPMorgan's savvy chairman and chief executive, easily beat a proposal to...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHagerstown City Council members passed a $133.1 million budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year Tuesday night, but not without a lot of wrangling. Among the items discussed were financial issues facing the city and whether enough is being done for city...
With the city retirement system short hundreds of millions of dollars in unfunded liabilities, officials say they are likely to begin requiring municipal employees to contribute to their pensions. "Pretty much everyone is in agreement that it's fair,"...
Reuters(Corrects mayor's first name to Antonio from Anthony in paragraph 6) By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, May 21 (Reuters) - Voters head to the polls on Tuesday to choose between two longtime fixtures of Los Angeles politics in a mayoral election shaped by...
A JPMorgan Chase & Co. shareholder proposal to split the bank's chairman and chief executive roles -- now both held by Jamie Dimon -- failed to win a majority's support Tuesday. The proposal to split Dimon's jobs at the nation's largest bank won only...
ReutersBy Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, May 21 (Reuters) - Voters head to the polls on Tuesday to choose between two longtime fixtures of Los Angeles politics in a mayoral election shaped by the dire financial outlook of America's second-largest city and the...
SAN FRANCISCO — It's a trend many public employees can relate to: Health insurance premiums climb year after year, while at the bargaining table workers have agreed to kick in more for pensions, take salary cuts and sign on to furlough days. But...
One of the more enjoyable aspects of my public career was an excellent relationship with public safety unions. Law enforcement, fire and EMT groups were supportive of my races for the state legislature, Congress and governor. Although not unheard of,...
The Justice Department's secret review of Associated Press telephone records gives advocates for federal employees one more reason to doubt the Obama administration's full commitment to protecting whistleblowers, particularly those in national security...
Stockton is one of California's larger cities. Nearly a year ago, its city council voted to file for bankruptcy. This is the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in the nation's history. Bridgeport, however, is in worse financial condition that Stockton...
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