Beck, Villaraigosa Endorse Sales Tax Hike, Citing Public Safety - NBC Southern California

    Beck, Villaraigosa Endorse Sales Tax Hike, Citing Public Safety

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and police Chief Charlie Beck endorsed a proposed sales tax increase for the city that will appear on the March ballot. The City Administrative Office says that without the sales tax increase, some 500 officers could be cut from the LAPD. Conan Nolan reports from Elysian Park for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Feb. 11, 2013. (Published Monday, Feb 11, 2013) Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and police Chief Charlie Beck endorsed a proposed sales tax increase for the city that will appear on the March... See More