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A bill would allow projects such as the Crenshaw light-rail line to give hiring preference to area workers. It's a good idea.
The Source: Congresswoman Karen Bass introduces local hire legislation — bill is consistent with America Fast Forward legislation
The rationale has been that all Americans should have access to jobs created with national funding, but the policy fails to take into account that most of the funding for most projects these days is raised locally.
The Local Hire Act is designed to spur local job-creation through federally funded transit projects across the country.
In what has been hailed as a victory for the Black community standing as one, political, civic and community leaders celebrated the funding of a Leimert Park Village station on the proposed Crenshaw/LAX light rail line Friday.
Rep. Karen Bass released a statement in reaction to the appropriation of $120 million from the Los Angeles City Council and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) for an underground train station in Leimert Park Village along the Crenshaw Line.
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address.
In Case You Missed It: Rep. Bass Holds Legislative Townhall, Reviews First Term Accomplishments and Honors Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
On Sunday December 16th Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) held a 2012 Legislative Year In Review Town Hall discussing issues of most concern to her constituents and reviewing legislative accomplishments from her first term in office.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement after initiating a letter signed by Los Angeles Congressional Members to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood which fights for federal funding from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program to build a Leimert Park Station on the Crenshaw/LAX light rail line.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Introduces Transportation Amendment to Support Crenshaw/LAX, EXPO Light Rail Lines and Leimert Park Station
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass offered an amendment to the Republican’s fiscal year 2013 budget that would provide an optimal opportunity for Los Angeles to build three critical transportation projects in Los Angeles including the Crenshaw/LAX line, Expo light rail line as well as building a Leimert Park station along the Crenshaw line.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass’ Statement on Passing of the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for LA Metro Construction Projects
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass issued the following state on the passing of the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for LA Metro Construction Projects.