Speaker John Perez
Should private corporations help pay for students to attend public university?
An effort by state lawmakers to dissolve the cash-strapped city could have a big financial impact on L.A. County.
California Assembly Speaker John Perez’s educational record has come under scrutiny after it was noted that some biographies described him as a graduate of University of California, Berkeley, even though he never completed a degree.
Leaders of the industrial city of Vernon want a $200 million deposit from the California Assembly speaker to provide records he wants in a move to disband the charter city.
The Los Angeles County city Vernon is one step closer to being dissolved after the state Assembly passed a bill to revoke incorporation from cities with fewer than 150 residents.
The debate over whether to disincorporate the city of Vernon turned ugly at City Hall on Tuesday.