May 26, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted for the 33rd time since 2008 to extend transportation funding for the short-term, highlighting the fact that there is still no consensus on how to raise the approximately $50 billion that the federal government sends to localities to fund transportation.
May 4, 2015
What should the City of Los Angeles’ minimum wage be – $10, $13.25 or $15 an hour? If we do increase the minimum wage, will that provide an economic boost to L.A., or drive jobs out of the city? These questions deserve thoughtful consideration and rigorous debate.
April 27, 2015
Labor Force Data for the City of L.A. Population: 3.88 million (By 2017 the share of residents aged 65 years and older will increases to 12.2 percent from 6%).
April 20, 2015
Please find below the beginning of a three part series that will focus on national and local economic trends that have led cities, like Seattle, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., to pass minimum wage increases.
March 30, 2015
Workers’ Compensation: One of the issues the L.A. Coalition’s and Mayor Garcetti’s Operations Innovation Team will focus on is L.A. City government’s workers’ compensation system.
March 23, 2015
Welcome to L.A.: Gateway to the USA. Last week L.A. Coalition chair Russell Goldsmith and Coalition members Ted Craver and Chris Martin joined Chance Barnett (CEO and founder of Crowdfunder) in a panel discussion.
March 16, 2015
In 2014 the U.S. economy grew by 2.4%, a slight acceleration over the 2.0% growth in 2013. California’s economy grew by 2.9% in 2014, also an improvement over the 2012 to 2013 growth.
March 2, 2015
C.L. Max Nikias the president of the University of Southern California penned an Op-Ed for the L.A. Times.
February 9, 2015
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA): Global investors continue to look for opportunities to privately manage large public assets such as mid-size airports in the United States.