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L.A. to consider raising trash fees

July 29, 2008 4:48:24 AM PDT
The Los Angeles City Council will consider raising trash fees by 30 percent on Tuesday.Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says the increase is necessary to help balance the city's budget.

The higher fees were already assumed in the city's $7 billion budget approved in May.

If the Council approves the increase, single family households would pay $36.32 a month for trash collection.


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