Hahn drops small PR deals

Back in April, Mayor Jim Hahn responded to controversy over city spending on expensive but politically sensitive public relations contracts by promising to get rid of them. It was a reaction to criticism over Fleishman-Hillard's multi-million dollar deal with the Department of Water and Power and with other agencies. Hahn asked for a study, and on Monday he disclosed that seven small PR contracts were being terminated -- totaling just $267,000 in savings to the city. The Daily News has the story.

Previously on L.A. Observed: Hahn nixes PR contracts, Holes in Hahn PR ban

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