Ex-LA Pol Huizar Gets 13 Years For Taking Bribes, Tax Evasion

By Gina Kim (January 26, 2024, 5:20 PM EST) -- A California federal judge sentenced former Los Angeles City Councilor Jose Huizar to 13 years in prison Friday for a yearslong "pay-to-play" scheme that raked in nearly $2 million in bribes from developers in return for approving projects, describing his conduct as "outrageous" and criticizing the politician for showing little remorse....

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