April 20, 2017 - L.A. Daily News

Garcetti's $9.2B budget includes money for LAPD body cameras, sidewalk repairs

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his $9.2 billion spending proposal Thursday, which includes plans to fight homelessness, fix mangled sidewalks and to close a $263 million shortfall.Garcetti said his proposed budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, which begins July 1, builds on previous efforts to restore services that were cut when the city shed thousands of workers as a result of the Great Recession.