Los Angeles Business Journal

Former Villaraigosa Aide Says Budget Shortfall Overstated

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

One of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's former high-level budget advisors says that city officials are using "fuzzy math" to overstate the size of the projected budget shortfall, even as they press voters for passage of a sales-tax hike in the March 5 election, the Los Angeles Times reports.