April 17, 2014 by · 1 Comment 

L.A Mayor’s 2014 Budget Leaves Out Small Businesses

While Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s new budget proposal does not take a slash and burn approach to fixing the city’s budget deficit, we don’t understand... Read more »

Ryan’s Joke Is on Us

My guess is that Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican Party’s highly touted budget guru, doesn’t have a very tight grip on the concept of irony.   Otherwise,... Read more »

This is what one dollar, one vote looks like

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A Reasonable U.S. Senator, Rand Paul

Kentucky Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul voted against the Senate’s bi-partisan Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill last year. While there might not be “hordes”... Read more »

Subsidies for Developers: The Same Old Tired Strategy?

Is it prudent for the City of Los Angeles to offer tax incentives to project developers who say they can’t consider a project without subsidies? Especially at... Read more »

Immigration Reform: Diversity is Good for Business, the Economy

When thinking of immigration reform, we must ask ourselves what we want for the country. From a business perspective, important goals to aim for are innovation and... Read more »

Letting Corporations Skate on Taxes Undermines Life on Main Street

The Great Recession “officially” ended almost five years ago, but looking at many communities across the country, you wouldn’t believe it. Ten million people... Read more »

Editorial Cartoon

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Tech Titans Must Do More than Criticize NSA Snooping

In the 21st century, technology companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Yahoo are the ubiquitous faces of corporate power. In the last quarter of 2013... Read more »

Energy Export Reform Will Power Job Creation and Benefit Consumers and Taxpayers

In January, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) urged President Obama to lift the ban on crude oil exports and to reform the antiquated approval process for natural gas... Read more »

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