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Lawmakers' dispute jeopardizes Bell-inspired disclosure bill

Aug 22, 2011 11:54:38 PM- latimes.com
A measure that would require many state officials to disclose their compensation and perks is hung up by a dispute between Sen. Lou Correa and Assembly Speaker John Pérez over a bill to dissolve another scandal-plagued city: Vernon.

A proposal to prevent repeats of the Bell scandal — in which city officials secretly granted themselves salaries of up to $800,000 — hung in limbo Monday, jeopardized by an unrelated dispute between two Southern California lawmakers.

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