Councilman (Mark) Ridley-Thomas

Council Members Seek Report on Controller Suspending Ridley-Thomas’ Pay 

Members of the Los Angeles City Council continue to question whether City Controller Ron Galperin had the legal authority to cut Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas’ pay and benefits after Ridley-Thomas was suspended from the council last year, with the latest motion filed on August 9 by Councilman Curren Price. 

LA City Council Passes Motion Aimed at Using CA Funds to Clean Near Freeways

The Los Angeles City Council approved a motion today aimed at using funds from the $100 billion California Comeback Plan to
clean public spaces near freeways.

The motion was introduced by Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and directs the Chief Legislative Analyst and the City Administrative Officer to report on the state’s budget, including the $1.5 billion investment to clean public spaces, and identify the amounts of funding and planned expenditures that will benefit Los Angeles and clean public spaces near highways.