Hacienda La Puente and Rowland school districts sue Industry for $100 million

Two local school districts are suing Industry, alleging the city owes them more than $100 million in payments dating back decades. The Rowland Unified and Hacienda La Puente Unified school districts filed the breach-of-contract lawsuit last month against the city and its redevelopment agency, citing an agreement forged in the 1970s that entitles each of the districts to annual payments from Industry.

The lawsuit does not specify how much money they are seeking, but in supporting documents, an attorney for the districts claims Industry owes an amount “estimated to exceed” $100 million.

Read more in J.D. Velasco’s story INDUSTRY.

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