Feb 21, 2018,

Two New Affordable Housing Projects in the First District Receive Funding to Help County Residents Stay in Housing

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Today, the Board of Supervisors approved funding for multifamily affordable housing developments in South Gate and unincorporated East Los Angeles. The Board also approved funding for seven additional affordable housing developments in other locations in the County. Today’s action represents the first group of affordable housing project funding approvals in 2018; a second round of [...]

Feb 21, 2018,

Board of Supervisors Approves Grant to Develop Active Transportation Plan in the East San Gabriel Valley

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Following a push by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, the California Department of Transportation awarded a Sustainable Communities grant to develop the East San Gabriel Valley Active Transportation Plan. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved acceptance of this grant and moved 21 East San Gabriel Valley communities closer to implementing a modern active transportation network. "Sustainable, walkable communities [...]

Feb 16, 2018,

Supervisor Solis speaks to State Legislators about DTSC’s failures, LA County’s plan to help those affected by Exide

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Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis testified on the final recommendations by the Independent Review Panel on DTSC (Department of Toxic Substances Control) before the Joint Committees on Environmental Toxics. Supervisor Solis criticized DTSC's approach on Exide as slow and ineffective, and she presented LA County's plan as a faster and more comprehensive alternative. [...]

Feb 13, 2018,

New Pilot Program to Provide Mobile Showers to Individuals Facing Homelessness

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Proper hygiene and access to amenities that facilitate good hygiene are a basic necessity. As the fight to combat and prevent homelessness in the County continues, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, to establish a mobile shower pilot program at Whittier Narrows [...]

Feb 13, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Rejects New Federal Proposal Blocking Some Immigrants from Achieving Permanent Residency

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Since 1999, United States immigration law has prevented officials from considering non-cash public benefits in determining whether a person was likely to become a “public charge,” which reduces a person’s eligibility for becoming a permanent resident. Now, the Trump Administration is considering expanding the definition of “public charge” to include people receiving non-cash assistance, such [...]

Feb 13, 2018,

LA County Looks to Decriminalize Cannabis and Ensure Equity in Enforcement

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Since the passage of Proposition 64, many individuals are eligible to find relief for prior convictions, current sentences, and probation requirements. In an effort to streamline processing resentencing petitions under Prop 64, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Hilda L. Solis to develop Countywide recommendations around cannabis-related [...]

Feb 13, 2018,

New Supervisor Solis Directive to Enhance Access to Care for Incarcerated Pregnant Women and Reduce Recidivism for Mothers

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Pregnant and incarcerated women and girls often have limited access to the care they and their babies need. Keeping in mind that every would-be mother and every child has a right to health care, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn, asking [...]

Feb 9, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Recommends Special Metrolink Service for Dodgers Games

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Today, the Metrolink Board of Directors approved a motion, authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor and Board Director Hilda L. Solis, to study special Metrolink train service for Los Angeles Dodgers games on the San Bernardino and Antelope Valley Metrolink lines. By offering train service to these games, baseball fans can depend on a safe, [...]

Feb 8, 2018,

Supervisor Solis joins partners in unveiling LA’s first Homeless Donation Meters in Grand Park

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Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, along with LA Councilmember José Huizar and homeless services representatives, unveiled Los Angeles' first-ever Homeless Donation Meters -- a unique program that will generate funds for the Skid Row-based City, County, Community (C3) program. C3 brings together County mental health, medical, rehabilitative, housing, and peer outreach teams [...]

Jan 30, 2018,

Supervisor Solis Leads Effort to Hold Three Former Lead Paint Manufacturers Accountable

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Two weeks before a landmark ruling by the California Court of Appeals that affirmed the liability of Sherwin-Williams, National Lead, and ConAgra for promoting lead paint for residential use, the companies proposed a $2 billion bond initiative that would help them escape liability. Today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda [...]