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Election Watch: City of Compton

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The city of Compton municipal elections are nearly a month away.  On April 18th voters will be asked to select their mayor, two council members, attorney, clerk and treasurer.  2 Urban Girls asked city council candidates how they would increase revenue in the city.  Third district candidate Robert Ray has ideas on how to raise […]

Compton finance department overstated 2015-16 budget numbers

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Compton city manager Roger Haley has his hands full getting the cities financial affairs in order.  This week’s April 26th council agenda reveals the city overestimated revenues and referenced “erroneous” information in the 2015-16 budget. Revenue was overinflated by millions.  Many recall the city controller mysteriously resigning a couple of weeks ago. The city is […]


Compton electeds to consider forgiving loan due by developer

Members of Compton city council will consider an agenda item, submitted by the Successor Agency, requesting loan forgiveness, for another developer.  Valued at approximately  $2 million dollars, the request is to prevent the property from going into foreclosure and displacing current residents .  Council will also vote on updating their travel policy.


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