Nov 14, 2018,

Los Angeles County to Study Feasibility of Re-adapting LAC+USC General Hospital for Low-Income Housing

By |2018-11-14T01:05:34+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Affordable Housing, Community, In the news, Press Release, services|0 Comments

Study is part of Supervisor Solis’ “Healthy Village” initiative LOS ANGELES, CA – When it opened its doors in 1933, the Los Angeles County General Hospital symbolized hope and healing for millions of County residents. As the birthplace of emergency medicine, the General Hospital trained generations of physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education before it [...]

Nov 7, 2018,

To Inform Street Vending Regulations, LA County to Begin Comprehensive and Collaborative Community Outreach

By |2018-11-07T19:18:15+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: economic and workforce development, In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – Sidewalk vending provides a living for vendors and is a growing industry throughout California. In response to this growth, a recently enacted state law (SB 946) creates new restrictions on street vending regulations and encourages local governments to adopt requirements tailored to their jurisdiction. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored [...]

Oct 30, 2018,

LA County Opposes Trump Administration’s Proposal to Detain Migrant Children and Families Indefinitely

By |2018-10-30T21:48:35+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Trump Administration has proposed terminating the Flores Settlement Agreement to erase decades of hard-fought protections of detained immigrant children. Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, objecting to this proposed rule to remove court-imposed [...]

Oct 30, 2018,

LA County to set minimum age for juvenile prosecution and develop supportive services for youth

By |2018-10-30T19:49:54+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: In the news, Press Release|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES, CA – In California in 2015, 687 children under 12 were referred for prosecution, including one five-year-old and 13 seven-year-olds. Approximately 250 of those 687 children were prosecuted. However, studies show that the immaturity of youth lessens their culpability and makes it more difficult for them to navigate the justice system. In response, [...]

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 |2018-11-15T02:38:36+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 [...]