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Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on FDA’s Full Approval of the Pfizer Vaccine

2021-08-23T10:34:49-07:00August 23rd, 2021|COVID-19, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to the FDA's full approval of the Pfizer vaccine: “This morning, I was incredibly excited to see that after a rigorous and thorough review, the FDA granted full approval to the Pfizer vaccine for those age 16 and above. Although millions of people [...]

Declaración de la Presidenta Hilda L. Solis sobre la importancia de que se vacunen personas embarazadas

2021-08-17T14:42:29-07:00August 17th, 2021|COVID-19, Health, In the news, Press Release, Spanish, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES - La Presidenta de la Junta de Supervisoras, Hilda L. Solis, emitió la siguiente declaración en respuesta al aumento de casos de COVID-19 entre las personas embarazadas, en particular, residentes que son Latinx: "Estamos viendo otro aumento de casos de COVID-19 aquí en el condado de Los Ángeles, particularmente entre las personas embarazadas en [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Current Events in Afghanistan

2021-08-17T13:59:57-07:00August 17th, 2021|Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Veterans, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to the current events in Afghanistan: "This is a trying and difficult time for so many of our Afghan brothers and sisters as they witness the unraveling in their native country, and U.S. Veterans and families, including those who lost loved ones serving [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the FDA’s Authorization and CDC’s Recommendation for an Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Dose for Immunocompromised Individuals

2021-08-13T16:32:02-07:00August 13th, 2021|COVID-19, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its authorization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced its recommendation of an additional COVID-19 vaccine dose for immunocompromised individuals: “Yesterday, the FDA granted authorization and today, the CDC provided a recommendation for an [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Los Angeles County’s Approval of the $100,000,000 Spending Plan for Care First Community Investment

2021-08-10T14:39:35-07:00August 10th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved the Chief Executive Office’s proposed spending plan of $100,000,000 for Year 1 of the Care First Community Investment, formerly known as Measure J: “Today’s vote on the $100,000,000 million dollar spending plan for Care First Community Investment (CFCI) [...]

Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Increase Permanent Housing by Expanding the Flexible Housing Subsidy Pool

2021-08-10T13:24:47-07:00August 10th, 2021|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to increase permanent housing by expanding the flexible housing subsidy pool. “Under my leadership, the County has made significant investments in interim housing programs [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Ensuring Access to the Child Tax Credit and Other Financial Relief

2021-08-10T13:37:34-07:00August 10th, 2021|In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES – Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to ensure access to the child tax credit and other financial relief: “Thanks to the leadership of President Biden and his administration, the country is now uniquely positioned to significantly reduce childhood poverty in America. With [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

2021-08-10T12:14:56-07:00August 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|

LOS ANGELES - Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to proclaim October as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and to support the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Los Angeles event: “Given the devastating impacts of the pandemic, including the delay of preventive care practices like breast [...]

Los Angeles County Approves Chair Solis’ Appointment to the Citizen’s Economy and Efficiency Commission

2021-08-10T12:08:11-07:00August 10th, 2021|Community, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of Craig Taubman, Founder of the Pico Union Project to the Los Angeles County Citizens’ Economy and Efficiency Commission. “As we continue to navigate the challenges of the pandemic, the County’s partnerships with community leaders remains pivotal to keeping a [...]

Building a More Diverse and Inclusive County Workforce: Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Waive Citizenship Requirements for LA County Employment

2021-08-10T11:35:39-07:00August 10th, 2021|Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to move forward on waiving citizenship requirements for Los Angeles County employment. “With a County as diverse as Los Angeles, it is essential [...]

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