Morning Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Machine for Wednesday
In the grand tradition of "Zorro Marxism", AlarCon wants to levy a 77% increase on your monthly sewer bill over ten years to fund a major infrastructure revitalization plan that would provide thousands of (union) jobs. Meanwhile, AlarCon's "Capitalist (AEG) toady" colleague Jan Perry had presented a more modest five-year plan that would raise fees by 40% over the time period. Who's idea will win out? Some back room deal making (no public allow) will decide that.
** The Daily News.is advocating for a quick deposition of the DWP Ratepayer Advocate position. If City Council President/Mayoral Candidate Eric Garcetti wants to do the right thing, he would appoint Jack Humphreville to the position.
** Retire Los Angeles Times Columnist and "WWG2" Blogger Bill Boyarski spends a few column inches on his discussion with Congressman Henry Waxman regarding the looming 30th Congressional District political battle between Congressman Howard Berman and Congressman Brad Sherman. If Sherman doesn't take Waxman's advise and run in an open Ventura County district, Waxman will support Berman.
Scott Johnson in CD 14