Professor Blasi Quoted in Los Angeles Times on Failure to Declare Emergency for Homeless

March 8, 2016 – Professor Gary Blasi was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s and Governor Jerry Brown’s impasse on whether to declare a local emergency for the homeless during El Niño.

Garcetti's request is "exactly contrary to what he was saying as to why he was not declaring a local state of emergency," said Blasi, who in the fall urged the mayor to issue such a declaration. "It's either an emergency circumstance or it's not."

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