Economizer Laura Chick 'Economized Out'

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chick-schwarzenegger.jpgLaura Chick was an Los Angeles City Council Member whose next office was City Controller, where she polished her reputation as a relentless auditor. When she was termed out, Arnold Schwarzenegger asked her to make sure that $50 billion in federal stimulus money were being properly spent.  Now Governor-elect Jerry Brown says he'll abolish her job to save money.

 

Segment image: Governor Schwarzenegger names Laura Chick to the first-in-the-nation position of Inspector General to act as watchdog over the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds as they are dispersed in California, April 3, 2009

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Guest:
Laura Chick - Office of the Los Angeles City Controller (formerly) - @Laura_Chick

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Darrell Satzman, Karen Radziner