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The City Council passed a city budget Thursday that split the Eastside's two new progressive council members. City Councilmember Eunisses Hernandez cast the sole vote against it, objecting to the $3.2 billion allocated to the police.

"Budgets are a statement of values—and a budget that allocates one quarter of our entire budget to LAPD while underfunding every other department and service does not reflect my values or the values of my constituents," Hernandez said on Twitter.

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