Los Angeles, CA - Tuesday, October 31, 2006 - Laura Chick, Controller for the City of Los Angeles, speaks to Town Hall Los Angeles on November 9, 2006, at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. Chick's Town Hall appearance offers citizens the opportunity to ask about recent scandals at City Hall.
After a January audit of the Department of Recreation and Parks, which revealed issues Chick described as "startling and disturbing," she stated: "In 2006, we cannot and should not be running any City department?by groping in the dark."
Chick was re-elected as City Controller in March 2005 with 82% of the vote. She is the 17th controller for the City of
Prior to becoming Controller, Chick served as Councilmember, Third District, in the west
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WHEN: Thursday, November 9, 2006, Noon Luncheon, 12:30 - 1:30 PM Address, Q & A
WHERE: Omni Los Angeles Hotel,
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