L.A. City Council passes resolution
wishing budget deficit would go away
After rejecting proposals to declare bankruptcy or slash pensions, it was the only viable alternative, mayor says.
Acting decisively, L.A. city officials today adopted a strongly worded resolution that wishes the city's budget deficit would "go away really soon, like in the next three months or so."
drafted the statement after rejecting calls for Los Angeles to declare bankruptcy or shrink its bloated pension system.
After the resolution passed, Villaraigosa and several City Council members climbed onto their unicorns and rode off into a rainbow-filled sunset.
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Wednesday, May 12, 2010
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