|In order to fully comply with campaign finance laws,|
the Trutanich "LIAR" ads would have to include the following statement
"Paid for by the Committee to Elect Carmen Trutanich as District Attorney 2012"
Trutanich signed a sworn statement detailing the penalties for violating his promise not to run for higher office until he had served a full first term as City Attorney, and sought a second term. In October 2009, Trutanich told confidantes that he would run for District Attorney if Steve Cooley became Attorney General, triggering the provision that he must pay $100,000 for full page advertisements in LA newspapers proclaiming himself to be a "LIAR." The billboard option would seem to be a cost-effective solution as rumors suggest that Trutanich does not have to pay for the advertising space on Ventura Blvd.
Just a suggestion ...
TRUTANICH WEIGHS IN ON BUS BILLBOARD BLIGHT
Proving that he is fully capable of speaking out of both sides of his mouth, the media attention needy City Attorney Trutanich has weighed in on the potential illegality of Santa Monica buses carrying digital billboards. More at BanBillboard Blight.org.
MARIO TRUJILLO ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENT
State Assemblyman Joe Coto, a former teacher and previous chair of the Latino Caucus.
Trujillo used his Twitter account to make the announcement.