"Today California leads the nation once again, passing a historic minimum wage increase that will help lift millions of hardworking men and women out of poverty " said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "Last year, I led efforts to raise the wage in Los Angeles, and we watched a wave of cities follow suit. We are fighting against income inequality with every tool we have.
Thanks to the leadership of Governor Brown, Speaker Rendon, President pro Tem de León, millions of Californians can now hope to reach the middle class dream. " - Mayor Eric Garcetti