Cost of Doing Business
Anita Vogel spotlights Mayor Villaraigosa in a clip compiled for Fox News Channel entitled "Campaign Promises - How far should taxpayers finance Mayor Villaraigosa's dreams for L.A.?"
Here's the accompanying story also on their site. A bit of the intro to get you started:
LOS ANGELES -- Nearly two months since his inauguration as the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles in more than 100 years, Antonio Villaraigosa faces the daunting and expensive task of delivering on his campaign promises.Blog Away!
Curbing crime, fixing public education, planting one million trees and reducing traffic on the nation's most overcrowded highways were hefty promises to make, and they all carry hefty price tags for a city already $300 million in debt.
"I'm never going to settle for mediocrity. I'm always going to set the bar high, as we should. If the leader of the city doesn't set the bar high then, who will? That's what people want us to do," said Villaraigosa, who was sworn in on July 1 as the state's 41st mayor.