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Council Shutdown Occurs After Disgraced Council Members Won’t Resign
October 20, 2022
Last week, a recording anonymously posted on the social media site Reddit rocked the Los Angeles City Council.  On the recording, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor President Ron Hererra, City Council President Nury Martinez (District 6), and City Council members Kevin de León (District 14) and Gilbert Cedillo (District 1) can be heard discussing redistricting using crass terms and divisive, racist language. ... read more »
L.A. Council Extends Reward for Mikeona Johnson
September 22, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council approved a motion on Sept. 21, to reaffirm and extend the $50,000 reward offer that leads to the apprehension and conviction of those responsible for the death of Mikeona Johnson. ... read more »
Council President Nury Martinez Delivers on Historic Vote for Heather Hutt and the Citizens of the 10th District 
September 8, 2022
The President of the Los Angeles City Council is a position earned, not given.  On Friday, September 2, Council President Nury Martinez showed her off her political skills and navigated the complexities of the Los Angeles City Council as she delivered on her promise and her commitment to the residents of the 10th Council District by bringing home the votes required to give residents the “Voice and Vote” they had been lacking for more than 200 days.  ... read more »
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Judge Extends Order Blocking Wesson’s LA Council Service
August 25, 2022
A judge issued a preliminary injunction on Aug. 22 that continues to bar Herb Wesson from performing any official Los Angeles City Council duties in place of suspended Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas. ... read more »
Council Members Seek Report on Controller Suspending Ridley-Thomas’ Pay 
August 11, 2022
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.  ... read more »
AG Rob Bonta Ruling Sends Fate of District 10 Back into Court’s Hands
June 30, 2022
California Attorney General Rob Bonta has re-opened the possibility of a lawsuit filed by Mark Ridley-Thomas supporters to sue over the selection of Herb Wesson as a temporary member of the Los Angeles City Council, throwing the status of Los Angeles’ 10th Council District back into question. ... read more »
City Council Passes Motion on Violence Against Black Women & Girls  
May 25, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a motion on May 24, seeking an equity analysis on violence facing Black women and girls, citing the disproportionate number missing and murdered of Black women and girls in the United States. ... read more »
LA City Council Seeks Incentives for ADUs, Expansion of Homebuyer Program
March 3, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council passed two motions on Feb. 22, as part of a legislative package introduced at the start of the year by Council President Nury Martinez aimed at “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty.” ... read more »
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State Rejects LA Housing Plan Update, Seek More Ambitious Rezoning Effort
February 24, 2022
State housing regulators rejected Los Angeles' blueprint for increased development over the next eight years, telling the city it must re-zone by mid-October to accommodate 255,000 new homes, instead of. over the next three years, or risk losing access to affordable housing grants, it was reported today. ... read more »
L.A. City Council Votes To Seek Law Banning Bicycle Assembly On Sidewalks
February 9, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council voted on Feb. 8 to instruct the City Attorney's Office to draft an ordinance that would prohibit people from assembling or disassembling their bicycles in the public right-of-way. ... read more »
Council President Nury Martinez Planning to Give 10th Council District a Voice and a Vote
February 3, 2022
Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez has been meeting with residents and leaders throughout the community in plans for appointing a voting member to the Los Angeles City Council to represent the 10th Council District in the coming weeks. ... read more »
Mayor Eric Garcetti Nominates First Woman to Lead LA Fire Department
January 27, 2022
The mayor announced the appointment alongside City Council President Nury Martinez, Crowley and Terrazas outside the Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center. The Los Angeles City Council will have to confirm the appointment. Crowley already made history within the LAFD when she became the city's first female fire marshal in 2016. ... read more »
LA City Council Approves New Council District Borders to Be In Effect Jan. 1
December 10, 2021
The Los Angeles City Council today approved the  new borders for the city's 15 council districts, which will go into effect on  Jan. 1.  ... read more »
Black Lines Matter: The Fight Over Redistricting Lines in Los Angeles
October 28, 2021
: Council Districts (CDs) 8, 9 and 10 saw minimal changes in the final draft map to be submitted to the Los Angeles City Council by the Redistricting Commission. The adopted draft map, which passed by a 15-6 vote, featured adjustments to the three CDs with the city’s highest numbers of voting age African Americans. Most notably, Exposition Park is now located in CD 8. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council Redistricting Commission’s Comments on Adoption of City Council District Map
October 25, 2021
The Commission is very proud to send the map adopted at last night’s meeting to the City Council for its review. Our work has been informed by Census data, the federal Voting Rights Act, countless hours of public testimony, and core values and guiding principles that commissioners committed to at the start of our work. ... read more »
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