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    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Metro committee approves recommendation to build light rail line for ESFV Transit Project. Read more
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    Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    Media Highlights and News, including stories on solar panel requirements, plastic bottle caps and more. Read more
    Friday, June 1, 2018
    Jeffery Daar, Chair of VICA’s International Trade Committee, is a principal in the law firm of Daar & Newman and has practiced law for more than 35 years. His practice includes complex business litigation, including cross-border disputes and transactions. Jeffery works closely with lawyers in more than 30 countries and is one of the seven members of Board of Airport Commissioners for Los Angeles World Airports (LAX and Van Nuys airports). Read more
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Media Highlights and News, including stories on rent control and the East Valley Transit Corridor. Read more
    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    Today, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority released its 2018 Homeless Count, which reveals that 53,195 people are homeless, a 3% decline from 2017. However, the report found that the number of individuals that have fallen into homelessness has increased over previous years. Read more
    Stuart Waldman
    Monday, May 28, 2018
    Next week, California will take the first step in choosing its next governor. Lots of fancy promises have been made – our next governor is going to expand all kinds of popular programs which will make California greener, better educated and more connected. I’m not against any of those goals, laudable as they are. I don’t believe that any Californian opposes those aspirations. But I am concerned with what no candidate wants to discuss: how we’re going to pay for it. Read more
    Friday, May 25, 2018
    David Gershwin, co-chair of VICA's Government Affairs Committee, runs David Gershwin Consulting, which was founded in 2010 and focuses on lobbying, public relations, and crisis communications. After serving for years as a senior advisor to elected officials at the state and local government level, including work as Chief of Staff to then-L.A. City Council President Eric Garcetti, Gershwin joined the private sector to provide public affairs services to companies, organizations, and non-profits. Read more
    Tuesday, May 22, 2018
    Marilyn Koziatek, Co-Chair of VICA's Education Committee, is the Director of Communications and Development at Granada Hills Charter High School. Considered one of the best public schools in the San Fernando Valley, GHCHS is among the largest independent charter schools in the U.S. and touts a record of excellence and high achievement in public education. Read more
    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    Three VICA-supported infrastructure projects won $472 million in funding from Senate Bill 1. Read more
    Monday, May 14, 2018
    VICA joined civic and industry leaders Monday at Union Station for the West Coast kick off of Infrastructure Week 2018. Infrastructure Week is a national week of education and advocacy that brings together American businesses, workers, elected leaders, and citizens around one message: "Americans are waiting. The future won't. It's #TimeToBuild." Read more
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