Rallying to Support "30/10"
BizFed members rallied today (May 17) with Congresswoman Jane Harman (D-Venice), Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and a host of local business, community and labor leaders and members in support of the Measure R 30/10 Initiative to accelerate taxpayer-approved transit construction projects.
If funded, the projects will create more than 165,000 construction jobs and 2,800 permanent maintenance jobs over the next 10 years. The rally was at Caltrans' Century Regional Maintenance Station. For more information, see the special Metro site dedicated to 30/10
BizFed's regionally united voices and letters to MTA members helped secure their unanimous support recently for this initiative - which will curb gridlock, clean the air, and help lead the local economic recovery. The initiative needs federal funding help and Congresswoman Harman is among those leaders vowing to continue efforts to make that happen.
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