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Metro to Hold Four Community Meetings to Evaluate Routes for Northern Extension of the Crenshaw/LAX Line
March 19, 2019
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is holding four community meetings in March to evaluate alternatives to extend the Crenshaw/LAX Line to the north with connections to the Metro Expo, Purple and Red Lines as well as numerous bus lines. The public is encouraged to attend and participate in the planning of this important transit project. ... read more »
Los Angeles Faces the Challenges of Incorporating the Business of Cannabis into Policy and Community  
August 10, 2017
8th District Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson recently held a telephone town hall to allow the community, the cannabis industry, policy makers and enforcers to discuss marijuana’s evolution in the city of Los Angeles.  ... read more »
Los Angeles County’s Sales Tax Rate Increases
July 6, 2017
Fifteen cities within Los Angeles County have special district taxes. ... read more »
City Council Approves $9.2 Billion Budget for Next Fiscal Year
May 24, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council approved a proposed $9.2 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year ... read more »
Los Angeles County 2016 Election Results
November 10, 2016
As of Tuesday, November 8, the 2016 Los Angeles County election has come to an end. Below are the election results. Janice Hahn Congresswoman Janice Hahn is the daughter of Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenny Hahn and the U.S. ... read more »
Voters Approve Measure M
November 9, 2016
California voters weighed in on tax hike Measure M, and decided that, yes, they will approve of Metropolitan Transit Authority raising over a billion dollars for new projects ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Addresses Black Churches In Support Of Measure M
November 2, 2016
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti visits with West Angeles Church in God and Christ ... read more »
Does Measure M deliver for our community? In our opinion, the answer is a resounding yes.
October 28, 2016
Measure M is an opportunity to bring new resources, new jobs and new opportunities to our community. Without Measure M, the future is bleak with no real opportunity for growth. The Los Angeles County population is projected to increase by 2.3 million people. Voting yes on Measure M ensures that we will add transit, improve freeways and fix our local roads to ease the congestion they will cause. The alternative is 2.3 million people on our roads, freeways, buses and trains who will grind our transportation system to a halt because we did not take action when we had the chance. ... read more »
Garcetti, Ridley-Thomas Enlist Faith Leaders to Promote Measure M 
October 19, 2016
More than 30 faith leaders joined L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti and L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas to encourage passage of Measure M, the Nov. 8 ballot initiative calling for a half-cent countywide sales tax to fund transit and road projects and improvements in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. ... read more »
Measure M Officially Certified
August 25, 2016
A Metro county sales tax measure aimed at raising revenue to build, operate and maintain public transportation projects was officially certified by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder for the Nov. 8 ballot. ... read more »
Sales Tax Proponents Say Measure Would Pump $79.3 Billion Back into Economy
August 12, 2016
A proposed sales tax measure that would raise at least $120 billion for public transportation projects if approved by voters in November is projected to put $79.3 billion back into the economy, according to a forecast released last week. ... read more »
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