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LA Controller Mejia Backs Predecessor’s Decision to Suspend Ridley-Thomas’ Pay

City Controller Kenneth Mejia defended the decision of his predecessor, Ron Galperin, to strip the pay of suspended Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas after the City Council voted to reinstate Ridley-Thomas’ pay earlier this month. In a statement on Wednesday evening, Mejia claimed that the council “overrode the checks and balances the City Charter put into place […]