Closed-door meetings and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s recent proposal to reduce the time allocated to public comments during the regular Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors sessions has caused quite an uproar. On Wednesday, February 22nd, The Crawford Family Forum hosted the L.A. Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for a moderated panel discussion of the Brown Act and its public impact.
This event was moderated by John Schwada, veteran print and broadcast reporter who worked most recently with KTTV Fox 11 News.
- Jeff Glasser, Attorney with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
- Joel Bellman, Press Deputy to Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky
- Christina Villacorte, County Government Beat Reporter for Los Angeles Daily News