Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council Budget and Finance Committee finished revising Mayor Eric Garcetti’s proposed budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year Friday afternoon and will send it to the full Los Angeles City Council, which will begin its portion of the budget process on Wednesday. What You Need To Know Dozens … Read more

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul giving $250 in federal cash to families

NY Gov.  Kathy Hochul giving 0 in federal cash to families

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Friday unveiled a chicken-in-every-pot style payout to needy New Yorkers as she runs for a full term in office. The move will see families on public assistance get $250 in extra support — culled from federal pandemic relief funds to New York — at a time of spiking inflation and consumer … Read more

LACo board holds public hearing on recommended $38.5B budget

LACo board holds public hearing on recommended .5B budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors held its first public hearing Wednesday on the $38.5 billion recommended budget for fiscal year 2022-23, fielding roughly an hour of comments from residents about the spending plan. The recommended budget was presented by County CEO Fesia Davenport to the Los Angeles County Board … Read more

LACo board to hold public hearing on $38.5B budget

LACo board holds public hearing on recommended .5B budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A public hearing is scheduled Wednesday for a $38.5 billion recommended Los Angeles County budget for fiscal year 2022-23. The recommended budget was presented by County CEO Fesia Davenport to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on April 19, the first step in a months-long budget process for Los Angeles … Read more

Runoff races to watch in the 2022 midterm primary on May 24

Runoff races to watch in the 2022 midterm primary on May 24

A handful of races that did not have a decisive winner during the March midterm primary election will be decided in a runoff on May 24. Several races will be on the ballot, including the Democratic primary for Bexar County’s top elected position. A runoff occurs in races with more than two candidates where one … Read more

State Assembly committee advances New York Health Act

State Assembly committee advances New York Health Act

Assembly Democrats in the Codes Committee voted along party lines Tuesday to advance the New York Health Act to establish a statewide single-payer health care system, but not without challenges by Republicans. Democrats in the 21-member committee, excluding Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, of Brighton Beach, voted to send the measure to the Ways and Means Committee … Read more

De León targeted with 2nd recall notice from Adkins

De León targeted with 2nd recall notice from Adkins

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles Councilman Kevin de León was served with a recall notice Tuesday, filed by the same constituent who targeted him with a recall effort last year before terminating the petition in November. What You Need To Know Pauline Adkins and other signees launched the recall campaign De León opened the … Read more

LA builds on justice fund with new immigrant legal services

Budget Committee advances 2022-23 budget to City Council

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Building on the Los Angeles Justice Fund created in 2017, the City Council Tuesday adopted a new framework to provide free legal services to immigrants in partnership with Los Angeles County, the Weingart Foundation and the California Community Foundation. According to the framework’s proposal, the program will prioritize unaccompanied children, immigrants … Read more

LA city attorney calls for task force | News

LA city attorney calls for task force |  News

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles city officials have continued their efforts to distinguish the city from parts of the country seeking to restrict abortion access pending the likely overturning of Roe v. Wade by the US Supreme Court. The most recent effort is a letter from City Attorney Mike Feuer to President Joe Biden … Read more