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Gifts and elected officials

In Los Angeles, the City Council has taken some criticism for refusal to limit their receipt of gifts. Instead, the southland Council wants to raise the top limit of each gift they can claim. In the Eastern Sierra, attorneys for our elected officials say their clients follow the Fair Political Practices Commission rules. In the […]

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LA Mayor says no to DWP union contract

The Los Angeles City Council will vote on a Department of Water and Power union contract September 1st. LA’s new Mayor Eric Garcetti has strongly opposed the contract and so have some citizens, but the City Council has so far supported it. Local 18 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union strongly supported Garcetti’s […]

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