Jun 20, 2017,

LA County Moves Forward in Providing Legal Representation to Immigrants Facing Deportation

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En Español Current federal immigration enforcement policies are broader than they were under the previous Administration, and they have instilled wide-spread fear of deportation in our immigrant communities. In an effort to provide some assistance to individuals being swept up in immigration raids, the LA County Board of Supervisors voted today to transfer the County’s [...]

Jun 13, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Ensures Better Counting of Homeless Population, Funding of Public Safety Homeless Teams, in Measure H Planning Efforts

By |June 13th, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Following the Board of Supervisors approving Measure H funding allocation strategy recommendations, the Board passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Kathryn Barger, that identifies key ways our unaccounted homeless population can be fully reflected as the County continues to move forward in Measure H efforts. The motion also calls attention to [...]

Jun 9, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Leads Effort to Create New Family Justice Center in East LA

By |June 9th, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today, the Board of Supervisors approved two motions, co-authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Sheila Kuehl, which will designate space on the LAC+USC Medical Center campus for the East LA Women’s Center and LAPD, as part of the larger effort to establish a new Family Justice Center. "I am very excited to establish the [...]

Jun 2, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Statement On U.S. Withdrawing from Paris Climate Agreement

By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to President Trump withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement: “Today’s thoughtless decision to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement is a momentous setback in the movement to end global climate change. As an advocate for open space, a high [...]

May 25, 2017,

New First District Community Funding Approved by the Board of Supervisors

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Today, the Board of Supervisors approved an estimated $3 million new dollars leveraging over $2M in existing funds for projects in the First District, including unincorporated LA County and 47 participating cities. “Our residents need clean, high-quality, and vibrant communities to thrive and live productive lives. I am proud to bring these funds back to [...]

May 23, 2017,

Supervisor Calls for Solutions as Number of Uninsured Latinos Rises

By |May 23rd, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, co-authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Janice Hahn, to look into the existing barriers to insurance enrollment and retention for communities with disparities in health care coverage. Statistics show significant improvements in the rates of uninsured adults in Los Angeles County following the implementation of the [...]

May 16, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Moves Forward in Improving “Greenway” Access

By |May 16th, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Active transportation and mobility are taking a giant leap forward in the County of Los Angeles. Today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Kathryn Barger, to begin the strategic implementation plan for the San Gabriel Valley Greenway Network. “The recent passage of Measure M has placed the [...]

May 16, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Leads Countywide Effort to Review Tenant Protections

By |May 16th, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Sheila Kuehl, to help find new solutions and tools to address the ongoing housing and rental crisis. The motion calls on County Departments to report back on every tool available to preserve housing affordability. “It’s no surprise that rents are increasingly out-of-control. Countless residents [...]

May 9, 2017,

Supervisor Solis on the Firing of Former FBI Director James Comey

By |May 9th, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

While there is no doubt that former FBI Director James Comey’s interference in the 2016 presidential election handed the White House to Donald Trump, the fact remains that Mr. Comey was leading the only independent investigation into then-candidate Trump’s troubling connections to Russia.  Today’s firing by President Trump of James Comey compromises the investigation of [...]

May 5, 2017,

Supervisor Solis on House Passage of the American Health Care Act

By |May 5th, 2017|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

"Health care is a right, not a privilege or entitlement. Today, House Republicans took the first step in voting to deny over 24 million Americans the right to health care. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has played a critical role in bridging the gaps in health care by providing coverage to those with pre-existing conditions, [...]