The Los Angeles City Council plans to study cost-cutting measures in the face of a budget shortfall that could total $160 million. City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana will prepare reports on the measures, which include eliminating police officers' three- and four-day workweeks, cutting proposed raises for city employees and reducing the business tax. "We're at a point now where we have to put everything on the table and consider every idea," Councilman Bernard Parks said. "I can guarantee that all these things won't be solved and discussed at year one [of the new budget]."
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