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  • Kiplinger names Orlando high job-growth city

     
    Financial news magazine Kiplinger named Orlando one of eight high job-growth cities, citing a 15 percent job growth and 150, 000 news jobs in the city over the next five years. Kiplinger considered areas with more than one million people and records of...
  • Shhhh: on the QT: RPOF to picket Biden’s Orlando visit

     
    updated 3:15 p.m. 06/14/12 with comment from RPOF: The Republican Party of Florida apparently plans to set up a protest picket of the U.S. Conference of Mayors convention in Orlando during Vice President Joe Biden's speech Friday morning. But keep that...
  • Vice President Joe Biden in Orlando Friday to talk to mayors

     
    Vice President Joe Biden will be in Orlando Friday to give the keynote address to the annual national conference of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The convention, of mayors from throughout the country, runs Wednesday through Saturday at the Loews Royal...
  • Biden urges bipartisan support for infrastructure, city relief

     
    Vice President Joe Biden addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Orlando with a sometimes-fiery 34 minutes speech, calling for Congress to work across party lines and help cities with infrastructure and other support. Biden said that a lot of issues...
  • VP Joe Biden running late to U.S Conference of Mayors

     
    Vice President Joe Biden arrived at Orlando International Airport shortly before 11 a.m. this morning, meaning he'll be running a little late for his scheduled 11.am. speech at the U.S. Conference of Mayors at local Loews Royal Pacific Hotel. The...
  • Talk back: Antonio Villaraigosa for president?

     
    Despite a steadily increasing national stature since he was first elected mayor of Los Angeles in 2005, Antonio Villaraigosa says he's not interested in the Oval Office....
  • Unions threatened with layoffs protest Villaraigosa trips out of town

     
    Los Angeles City workers are planning a protest outside of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s annual State of the City address Wednesday to voice their anger at the mayor’s plan for layoffs....
  • Villaraigosa speech focuses on transit issues, not L.A. budget woes

     
    Even as city workers protested proposed layoffs outside of his speech, L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa avoided talk of layoffs during his annual State of the City address Wednesday, choosing instead to cheerlead a proposed ballot measure that he said...
  • California officials say jobs riding on transportation bill

     
    State and local leaders this week used the approaching Labor Day holiday as a platform to call for federal investment in transportation projects, warning that failure to do so would further damage the nation’s infrastructure and cost millions of...
  • New federal consumer agency still handcuffed by politicians

     
    It really wasn't a surprise that the Senate failed to confirm Richard Cordray this morning as director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Senate Republicans previously had threatened to block the nomination of any director until the new...
  • Hunger and homelessness on the rise in U.S cities, mayors report

     
    Americans are gearing up to spend billions of dollars for Christmas and other holiday gifts this year, a time when hunger, poverty and homelessness are all rising, according to Census data and surveys by city officials....