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LA ballot measure would shift nearly $900 million away from law enforcement: report

Added 08-05-20 01:11:02am EST - “The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to include a charter amendment on the ballot in November to would redistribute $880 million from law enforcement to community programs.” - Foxnews.com

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to include a charter amendment on the ballot in November to would redistribute $880 million from law enforcement to community programs.

The money would come from the county’s unrestricted general funds, according to FOX 11 in Los Angeles.

The board voted 4-1 to include the amendment, called “Reimagining L.A. County” which would permanently move 10 percent in general funds from law enforcement to programs like housing, mental health services and other programs aimed at alternatives to jail, FOX 11 reported.

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