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Campaign News - In the News | Jun 24, 2020

GASC脫N CALLS ON BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PULL COPS OUT OF SCHOOLS

LOS ANGELES聽鈥 Today, George Gasc贸n called on聽the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education to disband the Los Angeles School Police Department.聽 The Board of Education is weighing three proposals at its meeting today, one of which calls for a 90 percent reduction in the LAUSD police budget by 2023-2024. “Our schools can be […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Jun 13, 2020

GEORGE GASC脫N RAISES OVER $100,000 IN 12 DAYS AS MOMENTUM ACCELERATES

LOS ANGELES 鈥撀燭oday, George Gasc贸n’s campaign for Los Angeles District Attorney announced that it raised $101,575 since May 30. The flood of support is a testament to Gasc贸n’s progressive vision at a time of renewed focus in our nation’s criminal justice system. “The criminal justice system is the frontline of America’s dialogue on race and […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Jun 10, 2020

Floyd death propels police reformers in key prosecutor races

“No contest has more criminal justice implications than the race for Los Angeles district attorney, which pits former San Francisco prosecutor George Gasc贸n against incumbent Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey to determine who will oversee a massive jurisdiction of 10 million residents where law enforcement has a fraught history of excessive force. Gasc贸n has […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Jun 09, 2020

Gasc贸n Featured on Pod Save America

George speaks to Tommy Vietor about progressive criminal justice reform, the District Attorney’s race here in Los Angeles, and how the DA can hold police officers accountable. The interview begins at the 56 minute mark.
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Campaign News - In the News | Jun 08, 2020

California Progressive Politicians Turning Away Campaign Cash From Cops

Earlier this week, three county prosecutors and George Gascon, who is campaigning to become聽 district attorney of Los Angeles, wrote a letter to the state bar association urging the organization to prohibit D.A. candidates from receiving campaign contributions from law enforcement unions […]
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