In a rare joint House-Senate hearing, the L.A. mayor pushes for innovation in financing mass transit projects, including his own 30/10 plan. Lawmakers from both parties appear receptive to his ideas.
Promoting a signature initiative on his home turf, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa urged Congress on Wednesday to adopt "innovative" new ways to help finance mass transit projects nationwide — including his own 30/10 plan, which would complete 30 years of L.A.-area projects in a decade.
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