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Protesters Deliver Over 21K Signatures Demanding Mayor Villaraigosa Resign From Fix the Debt

Marta Evrybyline‚ Dec. 13‚ 2012

In a sign that progressive push-back against Los Angeles Mayor Villariagosa's membership in the right-wing "Fix The Debt" lobbying group isn't abating, activists from MoveOn.org and the Progressive Change Campaign Committee delivered over 21,000 signatures to LA City Hall this week demanding Villariagosa resign from the group's steering committee. "They call themselves bipartisan because they're able to buy members of both parties," said Richard Eskow, a blogger for the Campaign for America's Future."The primary agenda for these folks is to lower taxes for millionaires, billionaires and corporations," he said.