Thursday, October 18, 2012

Unlikely Allies Rally Against Measure J in Los Angeles

Unlikely political allies have come together in Los Angeles to fight a half cent sales tax extension on the November ballot. Measure J would extend the temporary half cent sales tax increase voted in previously as Measure R for another 30 years, authorizing the tax until 2069. L.A. County fiscal conservatives are joining forces with bus advocates who oppose the transit system's focus on rail expansion under Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Pacifica's Dan Fritz reports from Los Angeles.