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L.A. Council votes to put oil-producer tax, other measures on March ballot

Nov 18, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Panel may send as many as 11 measures before voters, including a revamped pension plan for new officers and firefighters; a DWP watchdog agency; increased library funding; and a tax on medical pot shops.

The Los Angeles City Council decided Wednesday to ask voters to impose a tax on oil producers, approve a revamped pension plan for newly hired cops and firefighters, and create a watchdog agency at the Department of Water and Power.