“This is an extravagant waste of taxpayer money and a thinly disguised attempt to derail my efforts to provide real solutions to our homelessness crisis… I will not be deterred in my efforts to tackle our toughest problems and will keep pushing for the big and progressive change that L.A. needs and deserves.” He released a statement, saying in part: If the recall organizers’ paperwork passes through the city, it would give them 120 days probably from July to collect 27,000 signatures.
“I would say that homelessness is part of it,” said recall organizer XX. “Every single thing that he can do wrong, he’s done wrong I feel like.” RELATED: LA Councilman Bonin Proposes $5 Million Encampment To Home Program To Help With Venice Homelessness
Bonin said the recall effort is part of an attack on progressive politicians in the community. According to critics, the councilman’s handling of the crisis in his westside district is just one of several concerns, including not keeping campaign promises.
Source losangeles.cbslocal.com Bonin is one of several people being targeted for removal from office as L.A. City Councilmember Nithya Raman also is the subject of a recall effort.
A $5 million proposal Bonin brought forward to address homelessness was moved out of the committee Thursday and will head to the finance committee on Monday, where it is expected to pass. The vote for this would come about a month before the election for Bonin, who is running for his third term.
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