Press Releases

L.A. Poised to Dramatically Increase Funds for Street Repairs

Posted by Jade Stevens on October 23, 2018 at 1:15 PM

LOS ANGELES - The L.A. City Council today approved much needed updates to a policy that is projected to deliver more than $100 million a year for street repairs and resurfacing, following leadership from Controller Ron Galperin and Councilmember Bob Blumenfield.

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L.A. Controller’s Financial Report Urges City to Live Within Its Means

Posted by Jade Stevens on October 17, 2018 at 2:20 PM

Los Angeles - City Controller Ron Galperin today released a report summarizing the City’s balance sheet and spending for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018. The Preliminary Financial Report highlights record revenues - which grew by 3.4% over the prior year in the General Fund to $5.8 billion, and 4.1% in budgeted special funds. Overall, revenues were up 3.9%.

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L.A. Controller, Council Launch Clothing Drive to Empower Women

Posted by Jade Stevens on October 15, 2018 at 12:57 PM

LOS ANGELES - L.A. Controller Ron Galperin and the L.A. City Council today launched the Professional Women's Clothing drive. From now until Oct. 26, the City will be collecting thousands of pairs of dresses, shoes, accessories and other lightly worn items to benefit nonprofit organizations Dress for Success and Girls Today Women Tomorrow. A list of 23 locations throughout Los Angeles where Angelenos can donate, and more information is available at bit.ly/laclothing.

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Controller Details Services, Calls for More Strategic Approach to Provide Services for Older Adults

Posted by Jade Stevens on September 27, 2018 at 2:30 PM

LOS ANGELES - Controller Ron Galperin today released the first comprehensive catalog of services and programs throughout Los Angeles for older adults. The compilation, part of this report on a more strategic approach to providing services for older adults in Los Angeles, includes 242 programs for meals, housing, transportation, caregiving, classes and more throughout 14 City Departments. See the complete chart, broken down by category of service, below.

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L.A. Controller Urges Framework for More Accountability and Transparency in Report on $1 Billion in Developer Tax Incentives

Posted by Jade Stevens on August 10, 2018 at 1:58 PM

 

Los Angeles - L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released a first-of-its-kind report on up to $1 billion in tax incentives offered by the City for large-scale real estate developments. The report includes recommendations for approved and possible future projects to better achieve total accountability, transparency and the best value for the public.

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Controller Calls on City to Modernize Recruitment and Hiring

Posted by Jade Stevens on July 25, 2018 at 9:58 AM

L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released “A Hire Calling: Modernizing City Recruitment and Hiring,” identifying the challenges - and solutions - in retaining and bringing on the best people to work and serve L.A.’s residents and businesses.

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Controller Unveils Map Connecting L.A.’s LGBTQ Youth with Vital Resources

Posted by Jeremy Oberstein on July 11, 2018 at 10:13 AM

L.A. Controller Ron Galperin released a map detailing free and local resources to help LGBTQ homeless youth throughout greater Los Angeles.

The map, online at www.lacontroller.org/lgbtqresourcemap, lists 143 organizations located in Los Angeles County that offer free housing, health resources, youth programs, education programs, scholarships, legal services, nutrition and more. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning persons who may be in danger of experiencing homelessness can find support through partner organizations, such as the L.A. LGBT Youth Advocates Coalition and the Los Angeles chapter of PFLAG, an all volunteer organization run by parents, family members, LGBTQ persons and their friends.

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L.A. Controller Congratulates Moore as next LAPD Chief

Posted by Jade Stevens on June 04, 2018 at 4:14 PM

L.A. Controller Congratulates Moore as next LAPD Chief

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released the following statement on Mayor Eric Garcetti’s selection of First Assistant Chief Michel Moore as the next Los Angeles Police Department Chief of Police:

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