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Supervisor Shows He Paid for Home Improvement

 
Supervisor Shows He Paid for Home Improvement



Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said Tuesday news stories that suggested he’d charged taxpayers for improvements to his home office beyond a security upgrade were, “patently false,” and provided documents that showed he reimbursed the County for the extra work last October.

A copy of a check dated October 28, 2013 shows Ridley-Thomas paid the County $3,759.39 for construction work that went beyond the scope of a County-paid security system upgrade to his home office.

The check memo says, “security project.”

The L.A. Times reported in addition to installing a new security system County workers upgraded the electrical wiring in the Supervisor’s detached garage at his home near Leimert Park, then installed an air conditioning unit, a refrigerator, and a flat screen TV.

Ridley-Thomas’ statement criticized the Times for reporting an incomplete story.

“Rather than wait to see the records, the Times proceeded to publish innuendo-laden stories suggesting wrongdoing on my part.”

-- Eric Leonard (@LeonardFiles)

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