Press Releases

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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L.A. Controller Calls for Code Enforcement Upgrades

Posted by Jade Stevens on May 30, 2018 at 9:14 AM

L.A. Controller Calls for Code Enforcement Upgrades

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released an audit of the Systematic Code Enforcement Program (SCEP), which inspects the City's residential rental units to verify compliance with state and local health, safety and building codes.

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Mapping Free Tax Prep Services In L.A.

Posted by Jade Stevens on April 10, 2018 at 6:19 PM

Mapping Free Tax Prep Services In L.A.

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released a map detailing local resources to help Angelenos prepare for the April 17, 2018, filing deadline.

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Controller Identifies $28 million in Unspent Public Funds

Posted by Jeremy Oberstein on March 29, 2018 at 12:27 PM

Controller Identifies $28 million in Unspent Public Funds
Council vows to utilize money for City’s priorities

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin today released a report detailing $28 million in unspent public funds allocated for specific purposes but that have remained idle despite the City’s ongoing fiscal challenges. The report and data can be seen at lacontroller.org/idlefunds

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Los Angeles Spotlights ‘Open Data Day’

Posted by Jeremy Oberstein on March 02, 2018 at 11:46 AM

Los Angeles Spotlights ‘Open Data Day’

Los Angeles -- L.A. Controller Ron Galperin and the Los Angeles City Council today recognized Open Data Day, spotlighting the tremendous work of Angelenos whose use of numbers has led to more transparency, trust and transformation in government.

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