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Villaraigosa asks for immediate help

December 8, 2008 9:19:33 AM PST
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is in Washington, D.C., on Monday to ask for federal grants, loans and other assistance.Big city mayors from around the country asked Congress for what they are calling a 'Main Street Economic Plan'.

The mayor is also renewing his call for an economic plan that invests in local infrastructure and creates job.

Villaraigosa will be joined by mayors Michael Bloomberg of New York, Richard Daley of Chicago and Manny Diaz of Miami.

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