Budget

May 28, 2014

LA Conservancy’s Linda Dishman Chronicles Preservation Successes/Priorities in LA County

Linda Dishman speaks on the LA Conservancy’s current priorities and its report card process.

May 28, 2014

City of Los Angeles’ CAO Miguel Santana Unpacks Fiscal and Budget Challenges

With pension obligations remaining a prominent burden, CAO Miguel Santana describes the budget challenges still facing the City of Los Angeles.

April 18, 2014

Austin Beutner on LA 2020’s Suggested Fixes for City’s Economy and Budget Sophistry

Austin Beutner, LA 2020 Commission Co-Chair, explores "A Time for Action" findings.

December 5, 2013

Morley Winograd on Measuring the Performance of Local Government

Morley Winograd, a former Senior Policy Advisor to Vice President Al Gore and former Director of the National Partnership for Reinventing Government, discusses measuring the performance of government with TPR.

March 4, 2013

Miguel Santana, LA's City Administrative Officer, Demystifies Next Mayor's Fiscal Challenge

At the dawn of the Los Angeles March 5th Primary Nominating Election, TPR is pleased to offer the following exclusive interview with Miguel Santana, Chief Administrative Officer for the City of LA, on the fiscal challenges facing the next administration.

October 1, 2012

Councilman Buscaino: LA’s Newest Member Shares City & Community Priorities

Joe Buscaino, the newest member of the Los Angeles City Council, discusses San Pedro, sidewalk repairs, and the Port of Los Angeles.

September 5, 2012

LA City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana Often Speaks Truth to Power

Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana talks about his role in finding solutions to the City's budget crisis, a problem rooted in structural deficits. Can the City of Los Angeles afford to lose or afford to keep the experienced and skilled employees capable of leading the City through the current financial storm?

August 1, 2012

Los Angeles’ Legislative Analyst Gerry Miller Dismisses Bankruptcy as a City Option

Interview with Gerry Miller, Chief Legislative Analyst for the City of Los Angeles, on avoiding bankruptcy and balancing a budget while remaining politically neutral.

May 31, 2012

Paul Krekorian: City’s Budget & Finance Chair On LA’s Management of Austerity

LA Councilmember Paul Krekorian, Chair of the Budget and Finance Committee, discusses reducing the budget deficit, the impacts his decisions will have on core services and civil servants, and the tolls and political difficulties that come with taking on a budget crisis during a period of fiscal austerity.

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