Measure H: "Special Interest Bonanza"
Guess what she found out, not by reading a press release, but by good, old-fashioned investigative reporting?
She got the list of contributors to the "Homes for L.A. Families" campaign behind Measure H, the billion-dollar program to give welfare to the rich.
Read the story, aptly entitled "Special Interest Bonanza," and tell everyone else to do the same. When you follow the money, you see who this boondoggle will REALLY benefit from Measure H -- and it's not battered wives and veterans.
Here's my favorite passage:
"Agoura Hills-based developer Amcal Enterprises, which specializes in building affordable housing, has contributed $25,000 in support of the measure.
"The company has received $21 million from L.A.'s Affordable Housing Trust Fund to build more than 500 low-income rental units in Lincoln Heights, downtown Los Angeles and Van Nuys.
"Meta Housing contributed $10,000 to the campaign, and has received $14 million from the city's trust fund for 187 low-income rentals in downtown Los Angeles."
Read the whole thing: http://www.dailynews.com/news/ci_4508551