Raphael Sonenshein

Type: Person
Name: Raphael Sonenshein
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Minimum wage hike could affect 4 in 10 LA workers, boost economy

Nearly four in 10 of Los Angeles' workers would get a raise under a proposal by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to boost the minimum wage to $13.25 per hour by 2017.And that could be good for the local economy as well, said Ken Jacobs, chair of UC Berkeley’s ... [Published SCPR - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Los Angeles' labor movement defies national decline

After years of suffering through the poor economy reflected in a nationwide anti-union movement and reduced pay, labor is ready to rebound and begin to again be part of the national discussion.“There were some significant setbacks nationally,” said Kent ... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Henry Waxman’s retirement ends era in L.A. Jewish politics

Henry Waxman speaks during a meeting of the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change in Washington, D.C., April 10, 2014. (Drew Angerer/)LOS ANGELES (JTA) — When Rep. Henry Waxman, who will turn 75 in September, retires at the end of this year after 46 ... [Published JTA - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Los Angeles infrastructure rapidly collapsing into third world ruin

by J. D. Heyes(NaturalNews) As the city of Los Angeles ages, its infrastructure is becoming increasingly fragile, and worse, city officials have no idea how they are going to finance upgrades. This, in a city -- and a state -- with some of the highest ... [Published Natural News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers union-backed candidate George McKenna elected to Los Angeles Unified school board

George McKenna’s victory Tuesday in the race for a vacant seat on the Los Angeles Unified School Board marked another show of resilience for a teachers union beset by reform organizations.The 35,000-member union threw its weight behind McKenna, who was ... [Published Daily Breeze - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Los Angeles Faces $15 Billion Bill as Pipes Spring Leaks

Los Angeles is showing its age, and city officials don't have plans for financing the facelift.From buckling sidewalks to potholed thoroughfares to storm drains that can't handle a little rain, the infrastructure that holds the second-largest U.S. city ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 11 2014]

Quotes

...of it getting increased at the federal level right now, so almost immediately it spread to the states and then to the big cities," Sonenshein said. "so it's really a bigger context."

More Content

All (8) | News (7) | Reports (0) | Blogs (1) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Minimum wage hike could affect 4 in 10 LA worke... [Published SCPR - Sep 03 2014]
Los Angeles' labor movement defies national dec... [Published San Bernardino County Sun - Aug 31 2014]
Henry Waxman’s retirement ends era in L.A. Jewi... [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - Aug 29 2014]
Henry Waxman’s retirement ends era in L.A. Jewi... [Published JTA - Aug 29 2014]
Los Angeles infrastructure rapidly collapsing i... [Published Natural News - Aug 21 2014]
Teachers union-backed candidate George McKenna ... [Published Daily Breeze - Aug 14 2014]
Los Angeles Faces $15 Billion Bill as Pipes Spr... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Aug 11 2014]
Will California Split? Ballot Initiative Drafte... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 21 2014]
1
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Will California Split? Ballot Initiative Drafte... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 21 2014]
Tim Draper, a venture capitalist from Silicon Valley, has a new future in mind for California. California, he says, has become too big, making it too dysfunctional to govern as it is now. Draper is behind a ballot initiative that is suggesting the ...
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.