DWP Votes To Raise Water Rates For LA Residents

The Department of Water and Power is raising water rates for Los Angeles customers to help cover costs associated with meeting new federal environmental requirements.


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CSU Trustees Approve Ninth Tuition Hike In 9 Years

Cal State University trustees approved a tuition hike Wednesday despite a violent student protest.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2011

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UC Regents To Consider Proposal For Massive Tuition Hike

The University of California regents Thursday will discuss plans to impose a massive tuition increase.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/15/2011

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LA City Council Panel Delays Vote On Sanitation Rate Hike

The committee may take as much as another month before a vote to recommend the rate increase.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/02/2011

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Cal State Panel Approves 12 Percent Tuition Hike

The California State University system’s Board of Trustees Tuesday voted to approve a 12 percent tuition hike for the upcoming fall semester.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2011


Lawmaker: Tax Hike On Super-Rich To Restore Reagan Era In California

Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner wants to capitalize on what she calls “very high” levels of support for targeting the highest tax brackets in the state.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/31/2011

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Parents, Teachers Push Tax Hikes To Fund Public Schools

Parents are joining teachers in their week-long series of protests, demanding that state lawmakers make sure public schools are adequately funded.



LADWP To Cut Its Budget By More Than $400M

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is cutting its budget more than $400 million by imposing a hiring freeze, reducing nonessential training and eliminating take-home vehicles for executives.


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LAX Cab Drivers Brace For ‘Resentment’ Over Fare Hikes

Taxi drivers at Los Angeles International Aiport are warning their tips could take a hit from a new deal

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/29/2011

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American Airlines Gives Up On Its Latest Fare Hike

American Airlines is giving up on its move to boost prices $10 on round-trips within the U.S. after other airlines declined to match the increase.


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Calif. GOP Lawmakers Form Caucus Opposing Tax Vote

In a show of solidarity, Republican lawmakers have formed a new caucus to oppose any deal to close California’s $26.6 billion budget deficit that involves tax increases.


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Brown Taps Deep Political Skills To Sell Budget

Jerry Brown promised Californians plenty of pain in his budget plan for the coming year, and he was right.


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Brown Seeks 5-Year Extension Of California Taxes

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a budget Monday that would slash funding to most areas of state government and maintain a series of tax increases for five years to close California’s huge budget deficit.


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University Of California Panel Approves Tuition Hike

University of California officials are voting on a tuition hike that has fueled violent protests, leaving four police officers injured and more than a dozen protesters arrested.


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16 Arrested During Protest Over Possible UC Tuition Increase

University of California students clashed with police outside a meeting of the UC Board of Regents, which is scheduled to vote on another tuition increase.