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Supervisor Solis’ statement on the $170 million LAC+USC medical school affiliation agreement

2019-07-23T11:44:22-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a $170 million, five-year medical school affiliation agreement with the University of Southern California for patient care services at the LAC+USC Medical Center: “LAC+USC Medical Center is the County’s premier public health hospital, and it is one of [...]

Statement on LA County reimbursing costs for City Homelessness Plans

2019-07-23T11:45:44-07:00July 23rd, 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 passed her motion to speed up the implementation of City Homelessness Plans by reimbursing costs incurred by cities prior to contract execution with the County: “I am a strong supporter of our cities who are ready to partner with [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Board of Supervisors approving nearly $12 million of affordable housing projects in her district

2019-07-16T12:14:25-07:00July 9th, 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 approved and directed $11,750,000 in funding (including $2,000,000 from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, $6,750,000 in Mental Health Housing Program funds reserved for Veterans, and $3,000,000 in Mental Health Housing Program funds), for the development of two affordable housing [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the 2019 Homeless Count

2019-06-07T17:15:08-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Veterans, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has issued the following statement following the release of the 2019 Homeless Count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): “With the voters’ approval of Measure H, LA County has been able to build more shelters, provide more services, and place more people into temporary and permanent [...]

LA County and District Attorney Jackie Lacey Jointly Sue Trucking Company for Illegally Hauling Hazardous Waste from Exide

2019-05-08T13:45:54-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

A trucking company alleged to have unlawfully transported more than 128,000 pounds of lead-contaminated plastic battery chips from the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon to a facility in Bakersfield, Calif., that was not permitted to accept such hazardous waste will contribute $1.82 million to a Los Angeles County environmental fund established to help [...]

LA County Rallies for Census 2020 Call to Action Day to Ensure that Everyone Counts

2019-04-01T13:42:12-07:00April 1st, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

More than 100 individuals from community organizations, unions, and government agencies joined Los Angeles County Supervisors Hilda L. Solis and Mark Ridley-Thomas and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday at a ‘Census Call to Action’ rally at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles. The rally highlighted their shared commitment to ensuring that hard-to-reach populations [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on her ‘no’ vote on the Men’s Central Jail replacement project

2019-02-12T15:31:14-07:00February 12th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Health, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement after she voted ‘no’ on the design-build construction contract for the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility (CCTF) as a replacement for Men’s Central Jail, which the Board of Supervisors approved in a 3-2 vote: “A jail is a jail is a jail. It is [...]

Continuing Justice Reform Push, LA County to Develop Alternatives to Money Bail

2019-02-05T14:23:01-07:00February 5th, 2019|In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion, Uncategorized|

Across the country, money bail offers low-income defendants an impossible choice: sit in jail while your case slowly moves through the court system, pay a nonrefundable fee to a for-profit bail bonds company, or plead guilty and possess a criminal record that can impact your employment, housing, and more. In another step forward in eliminating [...]

Los Angeles County Takes Steps to Protect Immigrants from Notario Fraud

2019-01-25T22:52:49-07:00January 22nd, 2019|Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

At 3.5 million, Los Angeles County has more immigrants than any other county in the nation. Profiting off the County’s foreign-born communities through a scam called ‘notario fraud,’ individuals posing as licensed attorneys are cashing in on immigrants who want to establish U.S. residency or other legal immigration status. In response, today the Board of [...]

Supervisor Solis Mobilizes County Resources To Help Students and Families During Teacher’s Strike

2019-01-15T21:29:48-07:00January 15th, 2019|Arts, Community, Health, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release, women children and families|

Yesterday, teachers throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District went on strike to advocate for smaller class sizes, schoolroom supplies, permanent nursing staff, and more in order to create better learning environments for schoolchildren. With nearly 700,000 students, LAUSD is one of the largest school districts in the world. To mitigate the impact of the [...]