CCA PAC Endorses Kevin James for LA City Attorney
Supports James’ Proactive Vision for Addressing the City’s Urgent Challenges
LOS ANGELES (June 2, 2021) — Today, the Central City Association Political Action Committee (CCA PAC) announced its endorsement of Kevin James for Los Angeles City Attorney. The CCA PAC believes that James has the necessary vision and experience to proactively address Los Angeles’ ongoing crises including homelessness, housing and economic recovery from the pandemic.
“The City Attorney’s role impacts nearly every aspect of Angelenos’ lives, from rising homelessness to regulations on businesses, housing affordability and government operations,” said Jessica Lall, President & CEO of Central City Association. “Kevin James is a champion for Downtown with deep expertise in city government and strong relationships across the civic, nonprofit, labor and business communities.”
“The next City Attorney will be crucial to ensuring that Downtown and our city fully recover from the pandemic into a stronger Los Angeles,” said Stephanie Graves, CEO of Lee Andrews Group and CCA Board Chair. “James has proven that he can successfully deliver initiatives and will be ready to serve Angelenos on his first day as City Attorney.”
“Kevin James’ proactive leadership would be an asset for Los Angeles,” said Edgar Khalatian, Partner at Mayer Brown LLP and Co-Chair of CCA PAC. “James will take a fresh approach to leading the City Attorney’s Office by increasing transparency and accountability to the public and ensuring our City has legal advice that puts Angelenos’ best interests first.”
“Kevin James will be a City Attorney that takes responsibility and provides a clear, consistent and pragmatic legal framework to support solutions to homelessness,” said Senator (ret) Kevin Murray, President & CEO of Weingart Association and CCA Boardmember. “We look forward to partnering with James to help address the City’s most pressing challenges.”
About CCA PAC
The Central City Association (CCA) PAC supports candidates and ballot initiatives that align with its mission of enhancing Downtown LA’s vibrancy and increasing opportunity in the region through advocacy, influence and engagement. Since its founding in 1924, CCA has produced meaningful results for its members, Downtown and the greater Los Angeles area. It represents the interests of over 300 large employers, small businesses, nonprofit service providers and trade associations. For more information, please visit www.ccala.org.
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