May 28, 2014
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, LA 2020 Commission Co-Chair, explores "A Time for Action" findings.
September 5, 2012
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?
July 17, 2012
Chris McKenzie, Executive Director of the California League of Cities, discusses the specter of bankruptcy and the structural difficulties cities face in addressing their fiscal deficits.
April 20, 2015
CAO Miguel Santana unpacks the assumptions imbedded in the FY 2015-2016 budget, frankly commenting on labor negotiations.
December 18, 2014
Robert Garcia addresses the City’s long overdue CalPERs pension payouts, data-driven decision-making, and the mayor’s initiatives in education.
October 2, 2014
Pasadena's widely-admired Mayor Bill Bogaard reflects on 16 years of service.
April 2, 2013
Following a March TPR interview with Los Angeles Chief Administrative Officer Miguel Santan, Keith Comrie, CAO from 1979 to 1999, provides context to the City's fiscal issues and path forward.
May 31, 2012
Long Beach Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal tells TPR of her focus on water, transportation, bicycles, and a new relationship between the City of Long Beach and its port, all with the aim of fostering a more livable city.
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