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Deal to get financial records from DWP trusts goes to utility board
Deal to get financial records from DWP trusts goes to utility board

Los Angeles lawmakers are pressing ahead with a plan that could end the legal battles over two controversial trusts affiliated with the Department of Water and Power. The City Council voted in August to seek a long list of conditions before ending lawsuits over the trusts and sending a disputed $4 million payment to the nonprofits. The litigation was triggered when trust executives declined to open their financial records to city auditors. On Tuesday, the council met behind closed doors to talk about the settlement negotiations. Afterward, Council President Herb Wesson said city lawmakers were sending the proposed settlement on to the Board of Water and Power. The utility board,...

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