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Los Angeles Budget Cuts


Reuters | Posted 05.07.2013 | Los Angeles

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO - It's back to the chopping block for Los Angeles after voters rejected a tax increase to help close a ...

WATCH: Mayor Rips City Worker Unions For Prioritizing Pay Raise Despite Layoffs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.19.2012 | Los Angeles

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa delicately sidestepped topics like stalled union negotiations, budget cuts and layoffs at Wednesday night's State of the Ci...

There Goes Our Legal System

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 06.17.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The vast Los Angeles County court system, known worldwide for its many high-profile cases, is about to see a huge budget cut that ...

Better Government in Los Angeles

Austin Beutner | Posted 05.07.2012 | Los Angeles
Austin Beutner

Last year, the City Council voted unanimously to reduce LAFD staffing. Let's take a candid look at how things turned out in the Los Angeles Fire Department.

LA Considering Fees For Ambulances, Rescues & Dialing 9-1-1

Posted 10.19.2011 | Los Angeles

The city of Los Angeles has suffered huge budget cuts in recent years, and the City Council will consider charging extra optional fees to keep emergen...

LA Libraries Bring Back Monday Hours

Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles

All 73 libraries in the Los Angeles Public Library system are re-opening their doors on Mondays after budget cuts forced them to reduce hours last yea...

New Plan Would Cut 300 LA City Fire Jobs, Close 18 Stations | KTLA News | Posted 07.18.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Sparks flew in front of Los Angeles City Hall Wednesday, as firefighters gathered to blast a cost-cutting plan that could elimin...

LAPD Vs. Libraries: Cops Oppose Library Funding Measure, Fearing Cuts to Police Budget

The Informer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The union that represents LAPD officers came out strongly today against Measure L, an item on the March 8 ballot that would set aside funding for the ...

LA Budget Chief Warns Of More Budget Cuts, Police Hiring Freeze | David Zahniser, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The top financial advisor to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Wednesday that the city would need to stop hiring police officers if the City...

Council Agrees To Keep Hiring LAPD Officers Despite Budget Crisis

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Five hours into a meeting on Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's proposed budget Monday, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to preserve the mayor...

City Attorney Slams Villaraigosa For 'Management Failure'

LA Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

City Attorney Carmen Trutanich blasted Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's proposed city budget in harsh terms Thursday, declaring it an example of "fundamen...

Police And Fire Not Exempt From 3,000 New City Layoffs

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles