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Romney's tax rate: An example of loopholes that need closing, LA Mayor Villaraigosa says

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/series/monitor_breakfast The fact that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax rate is the same as many "police and firefighters" shows the need to close American tax loopholes, said Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa 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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