|The Mayor and his staff?|
This headline in The Daily News "Despite hiring freezes, Mayor Villaraigosa's staff has managed to grow
," says it all. With 206 employees the Mayor's staff is nearly double that of James Hahn or Richard Riordan and is second only to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's staff of nearly 400 employees. Though Villaraigosa's ratio of staff to residents is about the same as his counterparts in New York and San Francisco (and double that of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley) those cities have additional health, welfare and education responsibilities located in the Mayor's office, duties Villaraigosa doesn't have.
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