Nov 21, 2017,

Board Boosts Oversight on Massage Establishments and Calls for New Ordinance

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In order to best ensure the health and safety of customers and workers at massage establishments, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn and Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to prepare an ordinance setting annual health and safety inspections for massage establishments throughout the County. The State of California does not currently require inspections [...]

Nov 14, 2017,

Board of Supervisors Approves $9.8M Grant to Ensure Community Input on Water Quality and Conservation Projects

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Today, the Board of Supervisors approved the acceptance of a $9.8 million dollar grant from the California Department of Water Resources. The funds will be used in disadvantaged communities throughout the Integrated Regional Water Management Groups of the Los Angeles-Ventura Funding Area, including 33 neighborhoods within the First District. The funds will be used to [...]

Nov 7, 2017,

Improvements to Domestic Violence Council to Address Public Health Crisis

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Unfortunately, domestic violence continues to persist in homes across Los Angeles County. In order to ensure that the County is combating this crisis with all possible resources, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, co-authored by Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Hilda L. Solis, to intensify the County’s efforts to address domestic violence. “Relocating the Domestic [...]

Oct 31, 2017,

Board of Supervisors Approve Supervisor Solis’ Restorative Care Village Motion

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The Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously to move forward with the Restorative Care Village, a motion authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger. The Restorative Care Village at LAC+USC Medical Center will help address the needs of some of the County’s most vulnerable residents. “This is an opportunity for [...]

Oct 25, 2017,

New Directive from Supervisor Solis to Track Trends of those Suffering from Mental Health Issues

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In alignment with County’s efforts to improve the mental health standards of care, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, to track and examine data and trends among people living with severe mental health illnesses, in order to determine how to best designate [...]

Oct 24, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Works to Extend Caregiver Funding for Stable Placement with Relatives

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After reports of abuse or neglect in the home, social workers will seek out potential relatives to care for children removed from their parents. Relatives offer consistency, stability, and help maintain cultural ties. To remedy the financial difficulties facing many relatives, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and [...]

Oct 17, 2017,

County Gears up with Measure H Support to #Fight4Homeless

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The County of Los Angeles continues to fight homelessness with the Board of Supervisors passing two motions today, both authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger, to provide support and Measure H funds for local cities looking to end homelessness. “County voters passed Measure H so we can collaboratively work [...]

Oct 17, 2017,

After Action by Supervisor Solis, County Moves Forward with Enacting Sensitive Locations Policy

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Earlier this year, Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Sheila Kuehl asked County Counsel to provide recommendations for a Countywide Sensitive Locations Policy. Today, the Board of Supervisors passed these recommendations that make every possible effort to defend and protect the immigrants of LA County. “We know that Los Angeles County is often the safety net [...]

Oct 13, 2017,

Statement by Supervisor Solis on President Trump’s Sabotage of the ACA

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"The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has projected that President Trump’s unilateral and possibly unconstitutional action to end the subsidies that help pay the out-of-pocket costs of low-income people will ensure that a million Americans lose their health insurance next year and the budget deficit will increase. Since January, President Trump has ordered a series of [...]

Oct 11, 2017,

Supervisor Solis Focuses on Sanitation Facilities for At-Risk Communities During Hepatitis A Outbreak

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With a Hepatitis A outbreak recently declared for LA County, Supervisor Hilda L. Solis is fighting to ensure public health safety is paramount. The homeless community is especially at high-risk for Hepatitis A, since it is spread through fecal-oral transmission and this population has limited access to restrooms. As a result, the Board of Supervisors [...]