LOS ANGELES — A high-profile bill in the California Legislature would disband the city of Vernon, handing the industrial hub and its 50,000 jobs to Los Angeles County. But county officials are increasingly uneasy about Vernon and its $511 million of bond debt.

California State Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, introduced legislation this year to disincorporate Vernon, which has been marred by allegations of corruption. That effort faces increasing opposition as the clock runs out on this year's legislative session.

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