Tag Archives: Measure J

My Sunday Column: Measure J loss is a victory for the people — a chance to demand a real public transit system

We can’t keep on destroying the public transit system in order to save it — that surely is the lesson we need to learn from the defeat of Measure J on Tuesday. We all want a real public transit system. … Continue reading

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Heads Up LA: 2JobBob Blumenfield Is a Cheater — Say No to the Measure J Slush Fund — Riordan’s Real Pension Reform

Here’s a few items you should pay attention to today: 2JobBob Blumenfield: Unethical & Illegal 2JobBob Blumenfield is the subject today of a formal complaint to the city Ethics Commission about using his huge war chest for his Assembly re-election … Continue reading

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The Perversion of Democracy, Part One: Derail Measure J, the 60-Year Transit Tax — It’s Highway Robbery

Let me be the first to formally oppose what is now Measure J on the ballot in November, the sequel to 2008′s Measure R that was supposed to raise $40 million from a 1/2 percent sales tax increase for highway … Continue reading

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