Oct 17, 2018,

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Proposed Expanded Definition of Public Charge

By |2018-10-17T21:28:15+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration filing in the Federal Registry on Oct. 10 a proposed change to the ‘public charge’ rule that would expand the definition of public benefits: “The Trump Administration has announced a proposed change to the ‘public charge’ rule that would expand the [...]

Oct 16, 2018,

Los Angeles County to Combat and Provide Alternatives to High-Cost Loans

By |2018-10-16T19:04:52+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – Recent research by the California Department of Business Oversight found that more than 60% of California payday loan storefronts are concentrated in areas with family poverty rates higher than the state average. Following a December 2017 motion by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis that directed County Departments to examine the impact of [...]

Oct 9, 2018,

In Step Forward for Juvenile Justice, LA County to End Collection of Juvenile Detention Fees

By |2018-10-09T23:00:52+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – In 2009, the Probation Department stopped pursuing juvenile detention fees from parents or guardians for the incarceration of their children, but outstanding debts still remained on pre-2009 fees. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, to eliminate continued [...]

Oct 2, 2018,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By |2018-10-02T21:11:12+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed her motion declaring the month of October "Domestic Violence Awareness Month":   “During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we must recommit ourselves to helping individuals whose lives have been affected by domestic violence. While we recognize we have made some strides [...]

Oct 2, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Leads Charge Against Trump Administrations’ ‘Public Charge’ Proposal

By |2018-10-02T19:58:46+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – On September 22, 2018, in the latest attack on our country’s immigrant population and the general public, the Trump Administration announced a proposed change to the ‘public charge’ rule that would expand the definition of public benefits. The rule would allow federal officials to consider the use of non-cash benefits, such [...]

Oct 2, 2018,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the passage of the 2018-19 Supplemental Budget

By |2018-10-02T18:59:21+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2018-2019 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $32.8 billion and increases the County’s workforce to nearly 112,000 budgeted positions:   “Los Angeles County’s budget is balanced and our fiscal future looks bright. With federal funds increasingly unreliable, [...]

Oct 1, 2018,

Metro adopts 28 by 2028 Initiative as official priority, will develop funding plan

By |2018-10-01T16:47:15+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – Almost a year ago, the Metro Board endorsed the ‘Twenty-Eight by ’28 Initiative’ to highlight projects for completion by the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles. Today, the Metro Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor and Metro Director Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored [...]

Sep 25, 2018,

LA County launches faith-based pilot program to reduce disparities in the child welfare system

By |2018-09-27T22:44:10+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

More than a decade of research has documented the overrepresentation of certain racial and ethnic populations, including African-Americans, in the child welfare system when compared to the general population. This disparity is particularly acute in Pomona. In order to address these disparities, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County [...]

Sep 25, 2018,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Trump’s Proposal to Expand ‘Public Charge’

By |2018-10-01T16:58:24+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration's proposal to expand the 'public charge' rule: “Yet again with no respect for our history as a nation of immigrants or any appreciation for the tremendous contributions that immigrants have made to this country, the Trump Administration has launched another attack [...]

Sep 25, 2018,

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Shooting at Salazar Park in East LA

By |2018-09-27T22:48:39+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement the day after two Los Angeles County Sheriff Deputies were shot, and one suspect was killed, at Ruben Salazar Park in East Los Angeles: “This morning I visited with the two deputies, and their respective families, who were shot in yesterday’s shooting in Ruben Salazar Park. I [...]