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Board of Supervisors still has money for a TV studio

January 28, 2009 |  9:19 am

L.A. County has more than its share of financial problems that might result in big cuts. But that didn't stop it from setting aside money for its own TV studio. Details from the Daily News:

Already facing the potential loss of $1.4 billion in state funding, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to set aside $2 million to build a $4.5 million county television studio. The 4-1 vote, opposed by Supervisor Gloria Molina, comes as the county faces increased demands for welfare, health and other services as people lose their homes and jobs in the economic crisis. The county is also facing a $173 million budget shortfall in coming months, on top of the state potentially withholding the $1.4 billion as it runs out of cash next month.

-- Shelby Grad