L.A. needs a change of leadership. We must elect representatives who demonstrate a firm commitment to promoting the public interest, not special interests.
City spending is out of control. The city needs to live within its means. Candidates must commit to support a City Charter amendment to limit the annual increase in city government spending to the rate of growth of inflation and city population.
City Hall lacks focus and wastes money. Time that could and should be spent on critical problems is instead frittered away on self-serving resolutions and other minutiae.
Government is formed for the benefit of the people, yet City Hall routinely ignores the peoples ‘ legitimate concerns. Candidates must commit to work with Neighborhood Councils and community groups on land use, economic development and other local issues.
Find out about upcoming L.A. Clean Sweep meetings and how you can participate.
Candidates for the upcoming city council elections in March 2011 share their platforms and opinions with the public.
In an effort to organize and move the Clean Sweep Campaign toward its goal of electing grassroots community candidates to the L.A. City Council, L.A. Clean Sweep will be hosting two training sessions, one for campaign volunteers and another for potential candidates.
Los Angeles Clean Sweep Committee Launches Campaign to Sweep Out City Council Incumbents and Elect New Grassroots Community Candidates
The L.A. Clean Sweep movement – a non-partisan citywide coalition of community group and activists working for change at City Hall – endorsed candidates Sunday in six of the seven City Council races on the March 8 ballot.
Los Angeles has been run into the ground by politicians indebted to special interest groups for their support. They’ve promised city workers generous pensions. They’ve promised future tax revenues to fund economic development (through the Community Redevelopment Agency). Now there is a push to sell city assets to cover the current budget deficit.
The Los Angeles Clean Sweep Committee has endorsed candidates for the even district city council races. Find out who we support.
As many as 200 people sat in a hot, airless meeting hall in North Holywood Saturday to kick off L.A. Clean Sweep’s campaign to, as the name suggests, beat incumbents in next year’s City Hall elections.
Clean Sweep is as grassroots as you can get. The event reflected just that. It was $20 per person with sandwiches and munchies, plus a cash bar…The atmosphere was reminiscent of…