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May 23, 2018,

State Lawmakers Approve $16 Million for Parkway Cleanup in Communities Affected by Exide

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Communities contaminated from the former Exide battery recycling plant received a big win today following a vote from Sacramento lawmakers. The Assembly Budget Committee has approved $16 million in funds for the cleaning of parkways in First District communities. “Residents, including many children, track dirt into their homes by walking through the parkways. Ensuring that [...]

May 22, 2018,

L.A. County Supports California Department of Public Health and Residents’ Right to Privacy in Lawsuit Brought by Exide Technologies

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

In response to a court ruling that would allow Exide Technologies to potentially gain access to private health information of First District residents, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to submit an amicus brief in support of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) in CDPH's appeal [...]

May 22, 2018,

Board of Supervisors Supports Assembly Bill Advocating for the Swift Removal of Cannabis-Related Convictions

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Proposition 64 has brought relief for many people with prior convictions, current sentences, and probation requirements. However, it is estimated that less than 5,000 people statewide have petitioned the courts to have their records modified. Due to this low number of petitioners, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and [...]

May 15, 2018,

New Funding Grant Provides Support to First District Fishing Club Program

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today the Board of Supervisors approved the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund grant request to support the Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation (DHYF) Junior Fishing Club Program. “The First District is home to beautiful recreational spaces that are open to all,” said Supervisor Solis. “Today’s grant will help provide opportunities to residents within the community to [...]

May 15, 2018,

County Green-Lights Funding Request for New Park Improvements to the First District

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today the Board of Supervisors approved a request from the Department of Parks and Recreation to submit grant applications to the Los Angeles County Regional Park and Open Space District to fund various park improvement projects throughout the County.  “Green spaces are everyone’s places to learn, play, and grow,” said Supervisor Solis. “Our shared community [...]

May 15, 2018,

LA County Gears Up for 2020 Census to Ensure Everyone is Counted

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

According to California’s Census 2010 Final Report, Los Angeles County is the hardest-to-count county in the nation. The decennial census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution and used to determine political representation and allocate hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding to states and local jurisdictions. With the 2020 Census just around the corner, [...]

May 15, 2018,

Supervisors Approve Solis’ Plan to Deploy an Additional Weekend Homeless Outreach Team to the San Gabriel Valley

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Last year, County voters passed Measure H and since then, the County has implemented a number of strategies to combat homelessness, including the implementation of a Countywide Outreach System. In order to enhance outreach, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, to fund [...]

May 8, 2018,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Board of Supervisor’s Support for Proposition 68

By |May 8th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Green spaces are community places, and it’s important to maintain clean, healthy areas where our neighbors come together to spend time with family and friends. At the County level, we passed parks funding Measure A back in 2016, which generates $94 million annually for the maintenance and development of our local parks and open spaces. [...]

May 8, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Directs Improvements to Workforce Services in the County

By |May 8th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

With LA County’s workforce needs continuously changing and growing, it is critical that workforce services are tailored to the current labor population and to the needs of the business community. In response, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, directing the County’s Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services (WDACS) [...]

May 4, 2018,

New Collaborative Seeks to Reduce Unplanned Pregnancies Among L.A. Foster Youth

By |May 4th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

In honor of National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month and National Foster Care Month, today Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis announced the launch of an innovative public-private partnership to reduce unplanned pregnancies for youth in foster care. The Los Angeles Reproductive Health Equity Project for Foster Youth (LA RHEP) will bring together foster youth [...]