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L.A. City Candidates Address Local Issues

L.A. League of Conservation Voters, Climate Resolve, Green LA Coalition, and others host unprecedented candidate forum, April 1

By LatinoLA Contributor
Published on LatinoLA: March 27, 2013


L.A. City Candidates Address Local Issues


Candidates running for Los Angeles city council, city attorney, and city controller in the May 21 election will address questions on the environment, transportation, and the economy at a multi-contest forum. Organized by the Los Angeles League of Conservation Voters, Climate Resolve, and Green LA Coalition, in collaboration with dozens of organizations dedicated to a better Los Angeles, the forum will cover the topics that matter most for the future of Los Angeles.

The City Attorney, Controller, and City Council members voters elect on May 21 will set priorities and policies that will affect all Angelenos for years to come. This forum is a unique opportunity to understand each candidate's position on the critical, far-reaching issues that will determine how Los Angeles will address the challenges ahead.

Discussion topics include public transit, renewable energy, water resources,green jobs, green building standards, climate-change preparedness, open space, waste and recycling programs, and air quality. The event will include hundreds of participants. Candidate comments will be recorded and disseminated via YouTube.

City Attorney candidates Mike Feuer and Carmen Trutanich
City Controller candidates Ron Galperin and Dennis Zine
City Council District 1 candidates Gilbert Cedillo and Jose Gardea
City Council District 9 candidate Ana Cubas and Curren Price campaign representative
City Council District 13 candidates John Choi and Mitch O'Farrell
City Council District 6 (special election) candidates
Other speakers include City Councilmember Paul Koretz and Councilmember-elect Mike Bonin

The event is being held on Monday, April 1, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Yosemite Hall at the California Endowment, 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles 90012. Lunch and parking is included with registration. The forum is free and open to the public, but space is limited. To secure a spot, please RSVP in advance at: http://losangelesforum.eventbrite.com.

For the most recent schedule, visit: http://climateresolve.org/forum-agenda/.

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