Oct 18, 2016,

Board of Supervisors Vote to Update LA River Master Plan

By |October 18th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

The Board of Supervisors, acting as the governing body of the LA County Flood Control District, voted to approve a motion authored by Chair of the Board Hilda Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to bring together regional agencies, city leaders, nonprofit and community groups, and other stakeholders to update the LA River Master Plan. The [...]

Oct 18, 2016,

Chair Solis Allocates $13 million for Proposition A Projects

By |October 18th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today, Chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Hilda L. Solis approved funding for 11 new projects in the First Supervisorial District. Projects include a new pool, soccer field renovations, and general park improvements. “Green spaces are community places, and it’s important to maintain clean, healthy areas where our neighbors come together to [...]

Oct 4, 2016,

County Takes a “Vision Zero” Approach to Reducing Traffic Fatalities

By |October 4th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Traffic-related deaths are the fifth leading cause of premature death in Los Angeles County. In an effort to create safe streets and promote active lifestyles, the Board of Supervisors voted today to approve a motion by Chair Hilda L. Solis to implement a “Vision Zero Initiative” that would identify potential strategies to help eliminate traffic-related [...]

Sep 28, 2016,

Board of Supervisors Approve Budget for FY 2016-17

By |September 28th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the County’s supplemental budget adjustment of $29.8 billion for Fiscal Year 2016-17, which includes an increase in public library security, veteran programs and continued commitments towards affordable housing. “I am proud to announce that our County dollars are hard at work,” said Chair Solis. "Today's budget approval [...]

Sep 22, 2016,

Tree Planting Program to Create Healthier, Sustainable Neighborhoods

By |September 22nd, 2016|Categories: In the news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

According to the Department of Parks and Recreations, the First Supervisorial District has been identified as an area lacking in trees. In an effort to diversify green spaces, encourage healthy neighborhoods and active lifestyles, the Board of Supervisors voted today to approve a motion, by Chair Hilda L. Solis, to allocate $1 million to the [...]

Sep 13, 2016,

Board of Supervisors Passes Motion to Help Prevent Notario Scams

By |September 13th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In an effort to prevent unlawful immigration practices throughout the County, the Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion to stop fraudulent notario practices. Chair Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl co-authored the motion, which calls for a report back to the Board in 90 days to help license immigration consultants and fight immigration services fraud. "We [...]

Sep 6, 2016,

Chair Solis Calls for Immediate training for Nurse Practitioners in Jail Health Services

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: In the news|0 Comments

Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion, introduced by Chair Hilda L. Solis, to execute a local nurse practitioner training program capable of preparing up to 20 current Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department medical services bureau nurses to become family nurse practitioners or psychiatric nurse practitioners in correctional facilities. “I believe that [...]

Sep 6, 2016,

Chair Solis to Help Create Countywide Local Hire and Targeted Worker Policy

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In a motion approved by the Board of Supervisors (5-0) today, a Local and Targeted Worker Hire Policy passes in order to achieve 30% local resident hiring and 10% hiring targeted for workers facing barriers to employment on all County construction and Community Development Commission (CDC) affordable housing projects. Chair of the Los Angeles County [...]

Aug 19, 2016,

Supervisor Solis announces Free Blood Testing Events for communities near Exide

By |August 19th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

The exposure to dangerously high levels of lead could be detrimental to the brain, kidneys, liver and other vital organs. I urge all residents to take advantage of the free blood lead level testing.

Aug 9, 2016,

LA County Takes another Significant Step toward Reducing New HIV Infections And Maintaining Health For HIV-Positive Angelenos

By |August 9th, 2016|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

Many of our most underserved and vulnerable residents, including in the Latino and African-American communities, will benefit from the expansion of these vital services