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L.A. Councilman José Huizar Arrested and Charged with Racketeering

Federal authorities say the District 14 councilman presided over a criminal enterprise that received large sums of cash to push forward development projects
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How José Huizar Became Embroiled in the Worst Corruption Scandal in Almost a Century

Inside the downfall of one of the city's most charismatic politicos

L.A. Councilman Proposes Making Racially Biased 911 Calls Illegal

Councilman Curren Price cited the case of ’Central Park Karen’ Amy Cooper when he introduced the legislation
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L.A. Councilmembers Propose Replacing LAPD Officers with Service Providers on Some Calls

Motion co-author Herb Wesson says he anticipates the motion, inspired by recent activist outcry, will pass
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L.A.’s Longest-Serving Politician Is Cautiously Optimistic That This Is a Moment of Change

L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas talks criminal justice reform, systemic racism, and how the current protests differ from the 1992 uprising
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L.A. Councilmembers Are Being Blasted for LAPD Hypocrisy

City Hall politicians are being called out by both sides of the aisle for paying lip service to defund protesters after accepting police union cash
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A Look at the ‘People’s Budget’ L.A. Activists Are Promoting

A coalition of activists is calling on the city council to make a last-minute move to reassess city spending priorities
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A Former Aide to Councilman José Huizar Will Plead Guilty to Racketeering

Another day, another guilty plea in the increasingly explosive City Hall corruption investigation
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Councilman David Ryu Sets His Sights on City Hall Corruption—but Will He Get Any Traction?

In the throes of a tough re-election battle, the District 4 councilman is again pushing efforts to boost accountability and reduce developer influence in City Hall
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L.A. City Council Fails to Pass Multiple Measures to Protect Struggling Renters

A package of tenant protections, including a blanket moratorium on evictions, didn't pass muster with a majority of councilmembers