Measure E: Stopping L.A.'s corporate flight
Councilman Greig Smith and mayoral candidate Walter Moore debate the March 3 ballot measure that would allow the city to offer incentives to businesses to locate in Los Angeles.
February 21, 2009
Why should this issue be on the ballot? Doesn't the City Council already have the power to provide incentives for businesses to stay in Los Angeles? Click here to read previous exchanges in this Dust-Up.
February 19, 2009
Today's topic: Giving companies financial incentives to locate in a particular area is alternately praised as a way to boost the local economy and decried as corporate welfare. What's your view? Previously, Walter Moore and Greig Smith debated ways to reverse L.A.'s rising unemployment rate.
February 18, 2009
Today's topic: The premise of Measure E is that Los Angeles is losing jobs and investment to other cities. How big a problem is that, and what's the root cause? City Councilman Greig Smith and mayoral candidate Walter Moore debate Measure E.
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