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Supervisor Solis’ statement on the criminalization of homelessness and the Martin v. City of Boise decision

2019-09-17T13:15:49-07:00September 17th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed a motion 3-2, with Supervisor Solis voting against the motion, to have LA County file or join an amicus brief that would reverse the 9th Circuit Court’s decision in Martin v. City of Boise, which prevents local governments and [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Board’s approval of a $15 million affordable housing project in Huntington Park

2019-09-17T11:35:22-07:00September 17th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors authorized up to $15,000,000 in bonds to finance the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Casa Bonita Senior Apartments, an 80-unit multifamily rental housing development located in the City of Huntington Park: “I am excited to launch the next phase [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on studying the creation of a Civil Defense Unit in the Public Defender’s Office

2019-09-10T15:35:53-07:00September 10th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion to study the feasibility of creating a new Civil Defense Unit within the Office of the Public Defender, with a report back to the Board within 120 days with recommendations:   “Many public defender offices around [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on Board’s approval of a $17 million affordable housing project in East Los Angeles

2019-08-13T17:01:37-07:00August 13th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors authorized $17,357,500 worth of bonds to finance the acquisition, construction, and development of the Whitter & Downey NW META Housing project in unincorporated East Los Angeles: “I am excited to launch the next phase of this important affordable housing [...]

Supervisor Solis leads successful effort to cancel the McCarthy jail-building contract, prioritizing rehabilitation over punishment

2019-08-14T15:29:16-07:00August 13th, 2019|Health, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES, CA-  For years, Los Angeles County has worked towards modernizing its approach to criminal justice, but this effort lacked the data needed to properly right-size this project and ensure that resources were allocated properly. On February 12, 2019, the LA County Board of Supervisors authorized a Design-Build contract with McCarthy Building Companies for [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement after the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments approved $126 million for the Gold Line Foothill Extension

2019-08-09T12:09:11-07:00August 9th, 2019|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments last night approved a motion allocating $126 million in Measure M subregional equity program funds towards construction of the Gold Line Foothill Extension to Pomona: “I want to thank the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments [...]

Board of Supervisors approve $31 million for the Sustainable Median Stormwater Capture Project in East LA

2019-08-06T14:16:49-07:00August 6th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, LA River, Press Release|

Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the East Los Angeles Sustainable Median Stormwater Capture Project, which will help improve stormwater quality in the Upper LA River Watershed by diverting water from storm drains. Select medians and roadways in unincorporated East Los Angeles will be enhanced with catch basins, infiltration wells, drought-tolerant landscaping, [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement opposing the Federal Administration’s proposed changes to the discrimination protections in the Affordable Care Act

2019-07-30T13:17:48-07:00July 30th, 2019|Community, 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 passed her motion to send a 4-signature letter to the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and submit a public comment in opposition to the federal Administration’s proposed changes to the discrimination protections in the Affordable Care Act (also [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Board of Supervisors ordering an audit of LACERA

2019-07-30T13:04:11-07:00July 30th, 2019|In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion calling for the Auditor-Controller to conduct an audit of all of LACERA’s administrative operations costs, including training and travel, and seek a similar audit by the State’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee: “LACERA administers the retirement plan [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Measure W Safe, Clean Water Program Implementation Ordinance

2019-07-30T12:38:00-07:00July 30th, 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 approved the Los Angeles Region Safe, Clean Water Program Implementation Ordinance: “Together, to support the implementation of Measure W, this Board and our diverse LA County communities have worked together to strategically engage in policy, past practice, and making [...]