This week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to override a veto by Mayor Eric Garcetti and approve a new proposal for how millions of dollars taken from the LA Police Department will be spent to address homelessness, poverty, unemployment. KCRW looks at how the vote played out, which communities will benefit, and who will oversee the money.
LA plans to redirect some police funds and launch universal basic income in certain areas
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LA City Council approves redirecting $88.8 million of LAPD funds to address homelessness and poverty
Thirty years ago today, Rodney King was beaten by law enforcement officers in Los Angeles, and now decades later, the city is still seeing police violence against people of...