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With Food Stamps for More Than a Million in Jeopardy, LA County Asks Federal Government to end Government Shutdown

2019-01-15T21:22:22+00:00

With the longest government shutdown in United States history stretching into its 25th day, federal workers and those who rely upon federal programs are experiencing tremendous hardships. One essential federal program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known more colloquially as food stamps and as CalFresh in California, had its funding ended as a result [...]

With Food Stamps for More Than a Million in Jeopardy, LA County Asks Federal Government to end Government Shutdown2019-01-15T21:22:22+00:00

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the Teacher’s Strike

2019-01-14T17:23:23+00:00

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) strike at Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools began: "As the teacher’s strike in Los Angeles begins, I urge LAUSD to move quickly to address UTLA’s concerns: bulging class sizes, frozen salaries, negative impacts of charter [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the Teacher’s Strike2019-01-14T17:23:23+00:00

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Governor Newsom’s Proposed Budget

2019-01-11T23:09:20+00:00

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after California Governor Gavin Newsom released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-20: “A budget is a moral statement of one’s values. And with Governor Newsom’s new budget, it is clear that the new Governor believes that California values include fighting for our most [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Governor Newsom’s Proposed Budget2019-01-11T23:09:20+00:00

Statements from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Governor Gavin Newsom on his Proposed Budget to Invest $50 Million for Exide Cleanup

2019-01-11T23:07:28+00:00

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Gov. Gavin Newsom have released statements on Governor Newsom's inclusion of $50 million in his proposed state budget to accelerate the cleanup of properties contaminated by lead from the Exide plant. Supervisor Hilda L. Solis "I am pleased and thankful that the Governor’s proposed state budget includes [...]

Statements from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Governor Gavin Newsom on his Proposed Budget to Invest $50 Million for Exide Cleanup2019-01-11T23:07:28+00:00

Las Declaraciones de la Supervisora Solis y el Gobernador Gavin Newsom Sobre el Presupuesto Estatal de Invertir $50 Millones en la Limpieza de Exide

2019-01-11T19:14:01+00:00

La Supervisora del Condado de Los Ángeles Hilda L. Solis y el Gobernador Gavin Newsom dan a conocer las siguientes declaraciones sobre el presupuesto Estatal del Gobernador Newsom lo cual incluye un propuesto de $50 millones para acelerar la limpieza de propiedades contaminadas de plomo de la planta de Exide. La Supervisora Hilda L. Solis [...]

Las Declaraciones de la Supervisora Solis y el Gobernador Gavin Newsom Sobre el Presupuesto Estatal de Invertir $50 Millones en la Limpieza de Exide2019-01-11T19:14:01+00:00

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Advancing Criminal Justice Reform

2019-01-10T21:56:36+00:00

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement: “I know that an incredible amount of work has gone into developing the plans for Mira Loma and the replacement project for the Men’s Central Jail. But the Board of Supervisors is rightfully judged on how we care for those in our custody. [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Advancing Criminal Justice Reform2019-01-10T21:56:36+00:00

Los Angeles County Denounces Deportation of Vietnam War Refugees

2018-12-18T22:55:03+00:00

LOS ANGELES, CA- In 2008, President George W. Bush signed an agreement with Vietnam that bars the deportation of war refugees who arrived in the United States prior to July 12, 1995—the date the two countries re-established diplomatic relations. In the latest move to restrict U.S. immigration, the Trump Administration has reinterpreted that agreement in [...]

Los Angeles County Denounces Deportation of Vietnam War Refugees2018-12-18T22:55:03+00:00

Supervisor Solis Invests in East LA Park Improvements and Transportation Services

2018-12-18T22:37:22+00:00

LOS ANGELES, CA- Today, the Board of Supervisors approved two actions led by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis in direct investments in projects and services supporting the East Los Angeles community: $500,000 in repairs and enhancements to Salazar Park and $10.4 million for El Sol Shuttle Services. “As this year comes to an end, [...]

Supervisor Solis Invests in East LA Park Improvements and Transportation Services2018-12-18T22:37:22+00:00

LA County Joins with Obama Foundation to Invest $1 Million Locally to Improve Outcomes for Boys and Young Men of Color

2018-12-11T22:54:29+00:00

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis that directs LA County to work with local partners to provide $1 million to expand school-based interventions intended to address trauma and increase the academic achievement of boys and young men of color. This funding was [...]

LA County Joins with Obama Foundation to Invest $1 Million Locally to Improve Outcomes for Boys and Young Men of Color2018-12-11T22:54:29+00:00

LA County to End the Incarceration of Pregnant Girls

2018-12-11T22:32:49+00:00

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Of the 50 pregnant youth incarcerated last year in Los Angeles County, 37 were between the ages of 17 and 18. Sixty-eight percent were involved in both the Los Angeles County Probation Department and the Department of Children and Family Services’ foster care system. In response, today the Board of Supervisors approved a [...]

LA County to End the Incarceration of Pregnant Girls2018-12-11T22:32:49+00:00