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League of California Cities – LA County Division – Endorses Measure W for Safe, Clean Water

LOS ANGELES – Measure W has secured the endorsement of the Los Angeles County Division of the League of California Cities. Measure W creates the Safe, Clean Water Program, a comprehensive action plan to increase local water supplies, clean up contaminated water to protect public health and the environment, and prepare our region for drought.

The Los Angeles County Division includes over 550 elected officials from 86 cities, representing more than 11 million people across Los Angeles County. The Los Angeles County Division is the largest of 16 regional divisions in the League of California Cities, with a diverse membership that spans from the smallest in population (Vernon) to the largest (Los Angeles) of the state’s 482 cities. Since 2012, the Division has prioritized securing funding solutions to help cities and the county increase water sustainability and meet federal and state water quality standards.

“The Los Angeles County Division of the League of California Cities proudly supports Measure W for safe, clean water. It’s time to modernize our 100-year old water system and tackle the increasing heat and severe droughts. It’s a strategic priority for our cities to protect funding for sustainable water management systems, and Measure W will help by capturing and cleaning more water when it rains, preparing us for future droughts.” – Jorge Morales, State Director of the Los Angeles County Division of the League of California Cities; President of California Contract Cities Association; Vice Mayor of South Gate.

This summer, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Measure W – the Safe Clean Water Program – placing it on the November 6, 2018 ballot. If approved by voters, the Program will raise $300 million a year in local, dedicated funding to protect public health, increase our local water supply, and improve water quality. Measure W modernizes our 100-year-old water system, using nature and science, to capture more rainfall, filter out toxic pollutants, and store clean water for our future use.

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LA Fed Endorses Measure W for Safe and Clean Water

Los Angeles – Measure W has secured the endorsement of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (AFL-CIO). Measure W creates the Safe, Clean Water Program, a comprehensive action plan to increase local water supplies, clean up contaminated water to protect public health and the environment, and prepare our region for drought.

The Los Angeles Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, unites more than 300 affiliated unions in the pursuit of equality, opportunity and justice for the working people of Los Angeles County. Representing more than 800,000 working men and women, the LA Fed organizes for good jobs, builds worker-led political power, and pushes for policy change that lifts up Los Angeles communities.

“The LA Fed speaks for 800,000 working men and women in LA County when we say that Measure W is the right answer for clean, safe water now,” said Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO. “Not only will it help us create a safe and clean water supply, it will also put thousands of Angelenos to work protecting that water supply and creating the next generation of environmentally friendly, secure infrastructure. Many of our members come home to communities that suffer from pollution and flooding. We’re ready to build a cleaner, greener Los Angeles for all our neighbors.”

This summer, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Measure W – the Safe Clean Water Program – placing it on the November 6, 2018 ballot. If approved by voters, the Program will raise $300 million a year in local, dedicated funding to protect public health, increase our local water supply, and improve water quality. Measure W modernizes our 100-year-old water system, using nature and science, to capture more rainfall, filter out toxic pollutants, and store clean water for our future use.

To learn more about the County’s Safe Clean Water Parcel Tax – Measure W, visit here.

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Press Release: LACDP Endorses Measure W for Safe and Clean Water

LOS ANGELES – Measure W has secured the endorsement of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party (LACDP). Measure W creates the Safe, Clean Water Program, a comprehensive action plan to increase local water supplies, clean up contaminated water to protect public health and the environment, and prepare our region for drought.

The LACDP is the largest Democratic Party entity in the United States, representing over 2.2 million registered Democrats in the 88 cities and the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The LACDP is responsible for working with nearly 100 chartered Democratic clubs and organizations in LA County to register voters and encourage Election Day turnout among Democratic voters.

“The Los Angeles County Democratic Party proudly supports Measure W for safe and clean water. It’s time to modernize our 100-year old water system and tackle the increasing heat and severe droughts. Every year, more than 100 billion gallons of rainwater flow down our gutters and is wasted out to the ocean and Measure W will help by capturing more water when it rains, preparing us for future droughts.” – Mark Gonzalez, Chair, Los Angeles Democratic Party.

This summer, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved Measure W – the Safe Clean Water Program – placing it on the November 6, 2018 ballot. If approved by voters, the Program will raise $300 million a year in local, dedicated funding to protect public health, increase our local water supply, and improve water quality. Measure W modernizes our 100-year-old water system, using nature and science, to capture more rainfall, filter out toxic pollutants, and store clean water for our future use.

LACDP joins a large and diverse coalition of community, environmental, labor and business leaders working to ensure a resilient water future for Los Angeles County. Learn more about Measure W for Los Angeles County here.

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L.A. County Votes to Put New Property Tax Before Voters to Clean Stormwater – Los Angeles Times | July 17, 2018

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, July 17th to place a property tax before voters in November. Measure W would raise money to implement an urgent action plan, the Safe Clean Water Program, to increase local water supplies, clean up contaminated water to protect public health and the environment, and prepare our region for drought.

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