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Wendy Greuel

Blog Entries by Wendy Greuel

Fighting for Our Right to Choose

(13) Comments | Posted January 22, 2013 | 2:36 PM

With its decision in Roe v. Wade 40 years ago, the Supreme Court affirmed that a woman has the constitutional right to exercise control over her own body.

In the ensuing years, pro-choice elected leaders have had to fight to ensure that abortion remains safe, legal and rare. Increasingly,...

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Audit of Federal Stimulus Funds in Los Angeles Shows $111 Million in ARRA Grants Has Only Created 55 Jobs

(10) Comments | Posted September 16, 2010 | 4:00 PM

I released two very disappointing audits today of how the City of Los Angeles has used American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds. The audits looked at the how the two departments that have received the largest amount of ARRA funding so far - the Department of Transportation (LADOT) and...

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Exposing Wasteful Spending at City Hall

(1) Comments | Posted August 10, 2010 | 3:54 PM

With the City facing such a large budget deficit, it is critical for the City of Los Angeles to be smart in how we use our money and make sure none of our funds are going to waste. My latest audit came from a tip to the Controller's Waste, Fraud...

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Reclaiming Our Streets

(5) Comments | Posted July 28, 2010 | 7:14 PM

This morning I released a follow-up audit of the City's Comprehensive Citywide Anti-Gang Strategy. I strongly believe that this audit is among the most important I will conduct, because the safety of our children and communities is the City of Los Angeles is our City's most important responsibility.

Unfortunately, our...

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Controller's Audit Reveals City of Los Angeles Fails to Collect Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

(9) Comments | Posted July 2, 2010 | 11:09 AM

Today is the beginning of a new fiscal year, and considering that the City is currently facing a multi-million dollar long-term budget deficit, we need all the revenue we can get. However, the results of my latest audit about the City's billing and collections practices show that this critical part...

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