Leaders Doubt Breakup's Impact on Business

The Secession Question

By JACQUELINE FOX
Staff Reporter

The results of a recent survey of Valley business leaders show a majority of those polled support a breakup of the city, but have doubts about whether it will help their own businesses.

The findings of the most recent San Fernando Valley Leadership Survey are not that surprising, given that business leaders and secessionists alike have been saying for months in some cases, years that they feel shortchanged by City Hall when it comes to services, and are subject to what many have characterized as a "draconian" taxation system...

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