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

2019-08-06T14:16:49-08:00August 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

2019-07-30T13:17:48-08:00July 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

2019-07-30T13:04:11-08:00July 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

2019-07-30T12:38:00-08:00July 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 [...]

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

2019-07-23T11:44:22-08:00July 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

2019-07-23T11:45:44-08:00July 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

2019-07-16T12:14:25-08:00July 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

2019-06-07T17:15:08-08:00June 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

2019-05-08T13:45:54-08:00May 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

2019-04-01T13:42:12-08:00April 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 [...]