Antonio Villaraigosa is the Mayor of the City of Los Angeles. Prior to his election as mayor, Villaraigosa was a California State Assemblyman, the Speaker of the California State Assembly, and a Los Angeles City Councilman. Before being elected to public office, Villaraigosa was a labor organizer
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Monday, June 20, 2011 - 12:27pm
Time for Mayors to Take the Lead
Today, I am honored to take the reins as President of the United States Conference of Mayors. Founded in 1932 during the darkest days of the Great Depression, the US Conference of Mayors has long carried the banner for issues that matter most to Americans across the country: strong and vibrant local economies, safe streets, dependable services including mass transit, and great public schools.