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Taxpayer Money

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Local Congressman Lauds Affordable Care Act On 4th Anniversary Of Signing

Opponents of the Affordable Care Act (like Texas congressman Ted Cruz) insist it will be a job killer.

03/22/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Taxpayer-Funded Luxury Cars For LA City Councilmembers

With the city of Los Angeles facing a $200 million deficit, we found some city councilmembers purchasing fancy cars at the expense of taxpayers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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CBS2 Investigation: LA Traffic Cops Caught Slacking On The Job

Los Angeles traffic officers were discovered earning taxpayer money while slacking on the job, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2013

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Cost Of Renovations On Port Of LA’s Yacht Millions More Than Agency First Reported

The cost of renovations for the Port of Los Angeles’ yacht, which is used for tours of the harbor, is millions more than first reported, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

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Renovations On Port Of LA’s Yacht Costing More Than $1M In Public Money

The Port of Los Angeles has been spending more than $1 million of public money on renovating a yacht, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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Taxpayers Foot The Bill For Top LA County Chief’s Commute To And From NorCal

Taxpayers are footing the bill for a top Los Angeles County official’s more than 600-mile round-trip commute to and from his Northern California home, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/22/2013

CalTrans Drinking Investigation

Caltrans Begins Process Of Firing 3 Employees Following CBS2 Investigation

Caltrans has started the process to fire two supervisors, who made nearly $100,000 in taxpayer dollars last year, after a CBS2 investigation caught them drinking on the job. A third employee was also facing termination.

05/29/2012

CalTrans Drinking Investigation

Caught On Tape: State Workers Drinking Beer While Earning Your Taxpayer Money

Caltrans has suspended several veteran employees after a CBS2 undercover investigation caught them drinking alcohol while earning your taxpayer money.

05/18/2012

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Taxpayer Money Used To Maintain Million-Dollar Yacht

With the city going broke you may be surprised to find out that Los Angeles is the proud owner of a million dollar yacht and it is about to undergo hundreds of thousands of dollars in renovations at taxpayer expense.

02/06/2012

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Accused LAUSD Teachers Paid To Sit Idly

LAUSD teachers call it “teacher jail”. It is where they go if they are accused of inappropriate contact or a crime. There they sit in room or even at home continuing to get paid, while they wait for their accusations to be resolve. Our investigation found that it is costing taxpayers millions of dollars.

05/02/2011

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Judge Considers Salary Monitor For City Of Bell

A Southern California judge has given officials of the scandal-plagued city of Bell two weeks to submit the names of three outsiders they would allow to keep watch on how they spend taxpayers’ money.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/23/2010

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Best Use Of Taxpayer Money So Far This Week

First the good news: we’re not the only ones. Not in California, not in the U.S. Now, the bad news: the bar has been set very low.

08/28/2010