NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-There has been a lot of talk about the People’s Budget Los Angeles in these past few months, but Angelenos might be interested to learn that the concept dates back over 110 years.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The City of Los Angeles is in the middle of not one but multiple emergencies.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-A recent report on the City’s finances highlighted two aspects of the fiscal malaise the City of Los Angeles is suffering from: less income and more expenditures.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The Budget Advocates can develop and release ideas on increasing City revenues and fiscal efficiencies, as well as identifying where smart cuts can be made to the City’s expenditures.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-The Neighborhood Council Budget Advocates are dismayed that Mayor Eric Garcetti and the LA City Council have not developed or implemented a plan to eliminate the estimated $700 million “gap” in this year’s budget that ends on June 30.
NEIGHBORHOOD POLITICS-What is the purpose of a city government?