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Controller Wendy Greuel tracks the city’s money

Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel
Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel
City of Los Angeles: Office of the Controller

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California’s legislature isn’t the only institution with problems balance a budget. The City Controller has conducted a series of audits on spending and the results are not pretty. From $25 million added to district discretionary funds by council members to $500 million in questionable city spending, the Controller is cracking down on city officials at a time when Los Angeles is facing major budget deficits, including a projected decrease in revenue for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. We speak to City Controller Wendy Greuel about the unfolding Los Angeles city budget saga.


Wendy Greuel, Los Angeles City Controller