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In Los Angeles, eyebrows raised about corporate donations (including Greenland) on behalf of Councilman

It's interesting: Greenland USA has not, to my knowledge, made a splash in Brooklyn/New York as a contributor either to charities or to political candidates. In Los Angeles, however, it and some other companies are in the spotlight.

On 11/30/18, the Los Angeles Times reported, in L.A. councilman's wife was a paid fundraiser. Ex-aides say he assigned them to help:
L.A. City Councilman Jose Huizar personally asked companies that do business at City Hall to donate to a private school where his wife was working as a professional fundraiser and also assigned his staff to help with the effort, according to interviews and documents reviewed by The Times.
Huizar instructed staffers to work on a yearly fundraiser for Bishop Mora Salesian High School in Boyle Heights, and the assignment was considered part of their job duties, according to interviews with former aides and a lawsuit filed by one.
From high school web site
The article suggests that using staff to help his wife may have been illegal, and that Huizar may have violated laws requiring disclosure of charitable fundraising that leads to donations of $5,000 or more

By scouring programs from the school's annual fundraising gala, as well as school disclosure forms, the Times concluded that donations boomed, with large contributions notably from firms that intersected with Huizar. From the article:
Among the most generous was Greenland USA, developer of the Metropolis project, which consists of four towers along the 110 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles. In December 2014, Huizar and his colleagues approved up to $18.7 million in financial aid for the Hotel Indigo, which is part of Greenland’s project.
Greenland later gave $25,000 and appeared at the top of a list of sponsors. See screenshot above. And the Council Member was enthusiastic about Greenland's tower project.

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