Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa set to meet with White House Chief of Staff

5/3/2011, 7:25 a.m.

LOS ANGELES, Calif.--Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is scheduled to be in Washington, D.C., today to meet with White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

Villaraigosa also is scheduled to meet with Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., the chair of the Democratic National Committee, and Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chair of the House Education and Workforce Committee and speak at the Climate Leadership Gala at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center.

This will be Villaraigosa's seventh trip to Washington, D.C., since September. It will be his second trip is six days. He was in Chicago Thursday and Friday for the National Summit on City Design.