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Apr 5, 2016,

Supervisor Solis Secures Funding for DASH Service in Boyle Heights and East L.A.

By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Contact: Rachel A. Estrada, restrada@bos.lacounty.gov, 213-974-4111 Los Angeles, CA- Today, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved a recommendation by Board Chair, Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to execute a three year funding agreement with the City of Los Angeles for the DASH Boyle Heights/East Los Angeles Transit Service. Since 2007, the County, in cooperation with [...]

Mar 24, 2016,

Supervisor Solis Leads Metro Board Motion to Bring Transit Hub to the First District

By |March 24th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Rio Hondo College Set to Gain Metrolink Station Contact: Rachel A. Estrada, restrada@bos.lacounty.gov, 213-974-4111 Los Angeles, CA- Today, the Metro Board of Directors unanimously approved Motion 39- a motion by Supervisor Solis, Supervisor Antonovich, Mayor Najarian- City of Glendale, Councilman Krekorian- City of LA, and Councilwoman DuBois-the City of Lakewood, to streamline regional transportation projects. [...]

Mar 23, 2016,

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Passes Mass Gathering Ordinance

By |March 23rd, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that calls for a case-by-case threat assessment of events expected to draw 10,000 people or more on county property or in unincorporated areas. Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement: “This ordinance calls for a comprehensive ‘Event Action Plan’ specifically designed to reduce [...]

Mar 17, 2016,

Supervisor Solis Fights to Keep Jobs in Los Angeles County

By |March 17th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today, Supervisor Hilda Solis will speak to the California Air Resources Board in support of the relocation of their facility to Cal Poly Pomona. Below is an excerpt from her remarks.

Mar 8, 2016,

L. A. County Board Chair Solis: ‘We Cannot Wait’ for Exide cleanup

By |March 8th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

For over three decades, the Exide battery plant operated on a temporary permit. During that time the company rained arsenic, benzene and lead down on its neighbors. For too long, the concerns of nearby residents went unheard or were ignored. But, the tide is turning.

Mar 4, 2016,

Media Availability: Opening of New San Gabriel Valley Metro Transit Line

By |March 4th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis will speak at the March 5 San Gabriel Valley opening of Metro's newest Gold Line extension.

Mar 4, 2016,

Supervisors Solis and Kuehl Joint Statement on AQMD

By |March 4th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

In the 50 years following the establishment of the South Coast Air Quality Management District, Southern California’s air quality has improved dramatically. Los Angeles residents are breathing cleaner air today as a result of stronger safeguards and higher standards that made clean air a policy priority. AQMD’s role was critical in making these improvements possible. The agency’s central mission is clear: Protect public health.

Mar 2, 2016,

Electronic Music Festival Task Force Recommendations

By |March 2nd, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Today, the Board of Supervisors voted to accept the recommendations of the Electronic Music Task Force (EMTF) on a case-by-case basis. The Board also directed County Counsel to prepare and submit an ordinance similar to the State's AB 74.

Feb 25, 2016,

Board Chair Hilda L. Solis Statement: On Fitch Upgrading L.A. County’s Credit Rating

By |February 25th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

The fact that Fitch – one of the three big credit rating agencies – raised the County of Los Angeles’ issuer credit rating from AA- to AA is welcomed news. Fitch’s ratings upgrade reflects the strong financial condition and credit quality of the County, which is the direct result of prudent and effective long-term fiscal stewardship.

Feb 18, 2016,

Solis Statement on Gov. Brown Declaring $176.6 Million for Exide Families

By |February 18th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

I am very pleased that the Governor today announced that he will appropriate $176.6 million for cleaning up the homes, parks, and schools around the Exide facility. This is a tremendous step. This funding will bring immediate relief to thousands of families who for so long have been ignored. Last month, I traveled to Sacramento to urge the Governor and the state legislature to come up with funding to test all 10,000 homes and to clean up the most contaminated. Our voices were heard. The Governor's announcement is a step in the right direction.