We strengthen and grow our economy including through increased green jobs and investments in clean technology sectors. Status on 2017 Outcomes Increase minimum wage to $13.25/ hourAchieve annual parity between incoming and outgoing entitlement cases (i.e. no additional case backlog)In 2017, the Department of City Planning completed processing for a number of cases equal to 94% of those filed. (Source: L.A. Department of City Planning, January 2018) Create 20,000 green jobsAttract $100 million of private-sector investment though the L.A. Cleantech Incubator Attract $100 million of private-sector investment though the L.A. Cleantech Incubator Where L.A. Is LeadingL.A. is the first big city in the U.S. to raise the minimum wage to $15.