David Freeman and Raman Raj -- agents of the IBEW, far more than public servants -- were fired once before from top jobs at the Department of Water and Power and must be fired again before the City Council gives them even one cent in rate increases.
They have both been accused of lying and deceit this week by Tony Cardenas, who has suddenly emerged as the City Council's lone voice standing up for the public interest with penetrating questions and passionate statements of principle:
Both Freeman and Raj were put into the No.1 and No. 2 jobs at the DWP by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa -- a failed leader who has engineered spectacular raises for already overpaid IBEW members under contracts that run from 2005 to 2014.
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