[Smlr_net] Kill the living wage extension

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Wed Jan 3 09:54:09 EST 2007

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Kill the living wage extension 

>From lap dances to hotel subsidies, the City Council has backed off its far-reaching ideas. It should retreat from requiring LAX-area hotels to pay high wages.

January 3 2007

THE LOS ANGELES City Council last week learned a valuable lesson: When you take a gratuitous bite out of a local industry, the business community may well bite back. Unfortunately for Los Angeles taxpayers, that lesson may prove expensive. 

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