Rodriguez LA County Fairplex Audit Released

For immediate release:

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) issued the following statement regarding LA County Fairplex audit report released by the California State Auditor:

“I am shocked and disturbed by the findings uncovered through my state audit request of the Fairplex. Key findings include millions of dollars lost in revenue, overly compensated executives and disgraceful living conditions for RV Park residents renting space in the area. It's time to bring transparency and accountability to the Fairplex. I look forward to working with Los Angeles County to address the problems found,” said Assemblymember Rodriguez.

Commonly known as the Fairplex, The Los Angeles County Fair Association has operated the Los Angeles County Fair on Los Angeles County land for decades. Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez requested an audit of the Fairplex in January 2016 to gain a better sense of operations and management practices. To read the report, please go to: http://auditor.ca.gov/reports/summary/2016-106.

Assemblymember Rodriguez represents the 52nd Assembly District which includes the cities of Chino, Montclair, Ontario, Pomona and portions of unincorporated Fontana.