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LA Mayor on US taxes: Corporate too high, capital gains too low -- aim is fair middle ground

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/series/monitor_breakfast Getting away from partisan bickering, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said finding a fair tax system "shouldn't be that difficult" and called for a lower corporate tax rate alongside a higher capital gains rate at a breakfast sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor. ----- On Wednesday, January 18, Antonio Villaraigosa, Conference of Mayors President and Mayor of Los Angeles, joined the Monitor Breakfast for a conversation with reporters. Antonio R. Villaraigosa is the 41st mayor of Los Angeles and has held the office since 2005. During his first term, Villaraigosa built the police force to its largest size in history, oversaw the steepest reduction in crime since the 1950s, and developed LA's first comprehensive anti-gang strategy. Having dedicated much of his first term to reforming LA's public schools, he now oversees the Partnership for LA Schools, which runs ten of the lowest-performing schools.
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