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Villaraigosa to USA: "Unions are our partners, not our enemies"

That's what the Mayor said after inking a deal with LA's civic union workers that requires them to pay into their health plans and shaves about eight percent of the City's coming deficit over the next three years. TCM has some extra details. The street-hassle plan to save the City by borrowing from the union's pension funds is still not on any visible tabletop anywhere, but by the Mayor announcing that unions are indeed civic partners, the City may be one step closer to the borrowing plan.