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Villaraigosa presses green tech in D.C.

February 4, 2009 9:36:15 AM PST
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was in Washington Wednesday asking the Obama administration for federal funding for transportation and green technology projects.Along with several other mayors, he also pressed for passage of the economic stimulus bill.

"It's time to stop bickering and start the tough negotiating to get this bill out, to insure that the American people and people in our cities get the relief that they need right now," said Mayor Villaraigosa.

The mayor is meeting with Valerie Jarrett, one of President Obama's top advisors.


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