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Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Walnut Park Pocket Park $4.3 million grant application

2019-11-05T12:13:30-08:00November 5th, 2019|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct the LA County Department of Parks and Recreation to submit Prop 68 grant applications for four new County parks, including $4,323,000 for the Walnut Park Pocket Park, to the California Department of Parks and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the assessment of the East Los Angeles Civic Center

2019-11-05T12:08:53-08:00November 5th, 2019|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct the County Chief Executive Officer and County Departments to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment of the East LA Civic Center campus: “The East Los Angeles Civic Center is the heart of East LA, the [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Trump Administration’s attempt to worsen food insecurity

2019-10-22T13:05:01-08:00October 22nd, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposed change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), including submitting a public comment, sending a five-signature letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and monitoring and consider filing a legal [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on establishing a Countywide community outreach plan for lead-based paint remediation

2019-10-22T12:55:25-08:00October 22nd, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion to direct the Department of Public Health to develop and implement a community outreach, education, and engagement plan that ensures culturally-competent and accessible communication to ensure as many homes as possible receive remediation services from [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on creating an LA County Youth Climate Commission

2019-10-16T11:54:17-08:00October 15th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion to begin the process to establish a Los Angeles County Youth Climate Commission: “We know that low-income communities and communities of color are suffering the most severe impacts from a changing climate, and it is [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on Gov. Newsom signing AB 539 (high cost loans) into law

2019-10-10T17:27:35-08:00October 10th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 539 (high cost loans) into law:   “For too long, low-income communities of color have been taken advantage of by high-cost lenders, trapping consumers in loans that they cannot afford to repay, undercutting their financial well-being, and impacting [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement calling for a temporary ban on vaping products in California

2019-10-01T17:07:13-08:00October 1st, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion to send a five-signature letter to Governor Gavin Newsom urging him to prohibit the sale of all vaping products in California, and to support State legislative efforts to prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco, nicotine, and [...]

Following $63 Million Sheriff Department Deficit, Board of Supervisors Ask for Mitigation Plan to Protect Taxpayer Funds

2019-10-01T13:56:23-08:00October 1st, 2019|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA-  Under California law, LA County must produce a balanced budget. However, the Acting Auditor-Controller recently reported that the Sheriff’s Department has an unprecedented deficit of $63.4 million, exponentially higher than any time in the last five years. In response, today the Board of Supervisors voted to approved a motion authored by Los [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on her motion on the Sheriff’s Department budget

2019-09-27T16:23:46-08:00September 27th, 2019|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

“LA County is required under state law to produce a balanced budget. When a County Department is struggling with their budget, it is that Department’s responsibility to communicate and work hand-in-hand with the CEO and the Board of Supervisors so that we can work together to address the issues before the end of the fiscal [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

2019-09-24T17:02:37-08:00September 24th, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion proclaiming September 2019 as ‘Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month’: “Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancer in the United States, with approximately 14,000 deaths and 23,000 new cases of ovarian cancer every year. [...]