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Weekly Update: An Important Deadline Is Approaching!

Weekly Update: An Important Deadline Is Approaching!

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An important deadline is approaching – and it isn’t just the holidays. Our vital end of the year deadline is now just days away, and your financial support will never mean more than it does right now.

Please show your support for Antonio’s surging campaign by making your contribution today. You can contribute right here.

Breaking News from Fresno

The Fresno Deputy Sheriff’s Association endorsed Antonio, citing his work as Mayor of Los Angeles, where he dramatically reduced violent crime. This significant new endorsement comes on the heels of other powerful new supporters, from Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson to former Congresswoman Diane Watson. The polls show it is a two-person race with Antonio surging, and these new endorsements reflect this incredible momentum.

Will you add your voice in support of Antonio?

A Special Invitation to Our Supporters

Creating economic opportunity and equality starts with making sure every Californian has a voice, particularly on important issues like improving our schools, investing in our infrastructure and creating access to quality health care. That’s why we’ve launched a special new section on our website that gives you the ability to contribute your ideas to these important debates. Right now, this community is just open to our campaign supporters as we test the new feature.

Will you be one of our inaugural participants in this important new campaign effort? Take a look – and share your ideas!

In the News 

Bakersfield Californian: “Villaraigosa talked innovation, the economy, jobs and politics during a business roundtable in downtown Bakersfield”

Villaraigosa “called for the return of the redevelopment program, leaner and more efficient, which used to allow local government to funnel increased tax revenue into incentives to spur new growth.” [Bakersfield Californian, 12/12/17]

You can views more news clips from Antonio’s trip to Bakersfield here and here.

Good Times: “Antonio Villaraigosa: Bring Back Redevelopment, Build More Housing”

“Villaraigosa, a frontrunner in the 2018 California governor’s race, came to Santa Cruz for a meet-and-greet at the home of former County Treasurer Fred Keeley, a friend of Villaraigosa going back to their days in the state assembly together. Villaraigosa preached an “all-of-the-above strategy” to bring down housing costs.” [Good Times, 12/15/17]