As mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa built relationships in Hollywood: He sought the counsel of studio heads, fought for state tax credits to keep film and television production in the city and mingled with celebrities on the red carpet at glitzy film premieres and HBO parties. In return,...
Masked government agents took away Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, both former mayors who had been under house arrest.
The top contenders to be California’s next governor have similar low points in their political careers: extramarital affairs that exploded in public view during their tenures as big-city mayors. And in a twist that reveals the small world of Golden State politics, they’ve each hired advisors who...
Back in April, San Antonio’s mayor drew national ridicule after she declared that “broken people” become impoverished because they don’t love Jesus. Wave goodbye, now. The San Antonio Current reports: Councilman Ron Nirenberg unseated incumbent Mayor Ivy Taylor in a heated runoff election for San Antonio mayor Saturday night. Show More Summary
Ivy Taylor, the mayor of San Antonio who blamed generational poverty on "broken people" who didn't believe in God, no longer has a job.City Council member Ron Nirenberg defeated her 55%-45% in a runoff election yesterday.
San Antonio city council member Ron Nirenberg is the city's new mayor after defeating incumbent Ivy Taylor in a runoff. The 40-year-old Nirenberg took 55 percent of the vote Saturday … Click to Continue »
The rivalry between Antonio Villaraigosa and Gavin Newsom intensified Saturday as the former Los Angeles mayor suggested his chief opponent in the governor’s race was a finger-in-the-wind politician unworthy of leading California’s resistance to President Trump. “His M.O. is to be for something,...
The Sacramento Bee reports that a new UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies survey of California likely voters finds that Californicator Democrats Lt. Gov. and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa still lead the 2018...Show More Summary
HRC announced its endorsement of Ron Nirenberg for mayor of San Antonio, Texas. Voters will decide the outcome of the city’s runoff mayoral election this Saturday, June 10. “Ron Nirenberg has the vision, experience, and commitment to...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Unified school board has teetered back and forth during the past decade-and-a-half, from a pro-charter, pro-reform majority aligned with the likes of former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Broad Foundation to one that is leery of charters and more in tune with teachers’ unions,...
Business owners in Chilpancingo have accused Mayor Marco Antonio Leyva Mena of employing extortionists who are on the payroll of crime gangs. The president of the Chilpancingo chapter of the FULL STORY The post Extortionists on staff, charge businessmen appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
She's under fire for linking religion and poverty
Either San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor is choosing not to apologize, or she still thinks "not being in a relationship" with her Creator is a root cause of generational poverty. Both options make her unqualified for the position she wants to hold.
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor recently said "broken people" were at least partly responsible for generational poverty. After receiving a ton of backlash, she's issued a statement attempting to clarify her remarks.The statement is worse than her original comments.
The San Antonio Current reports: At an April 3rd mayoral candidate forum, Mayor Ivy Taylor shared her surprising views on systemic poverty in San Antonio. To her, the “broken people” facing poverty just have a bad relationship with God. Show More Summary
The mayor of San Antonio told a group of conservative Christians that she believes poor people are responsible for their own poverty. Mayor Ivy Taylor spoke earlier this month to the Christian Coalition, the successor to the nonprofit political organization founded by Pat Robertson, where the...
The mayor of San Antonio claims one of the deepest causes of poverty is the lack of a relationship with God. Speaking at a candidates’ forum early this month, Mayor Ivy Taylor was asked what she thought were the “deepest systemic causes of generational poverty” in the city. Show More Summary
What's the deepest systemic cause of generational poverty? There's no simple answer to that, of course, but San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor's response wasn't even close.
In 2009, Los Angeles magazine put a picture of Antonio Villaraigosa, newly elected to a second term as mayor, on its cover beneath a blaring single-word headline: “Failure.” His successor, Eric Garcetti, who is on the verge of his own second term, has never faced that kind of hostility from the...
The mayor of San Antonio has issued a disaster declaration for the city of 1.4 million during cleanup after four tornadoes touched down in the area. Mayor Ivy Taylor issued … Click to Continue »