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Supervisor Solis’ Statement in Response to Trump Ending His Push for a Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

2019-07-11T21:53:07-07:00July 11th, 2019|In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement in response to Donald Trump’s announcement issued today in which he said he will not push for a citizenship question on the 2020 Census: “I applaud NALEO, and all other organizations and individuals throughout this country who challenged this Administration’s attempts to add a [...]

Supervisor Solis Discusses the Importance of the 2019 San Gabriel Valley Business Expo on ‘Radio K 1230AM’

2019-06-07T20:12:02-07:00June 7th, 2019|Audio/Video, Community, In the news, services|

On June 5, Radio K 1230AM reporter Blake Lee interviewed Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to learn more about her commitment to support small businesses in the San Gabriel Valley. Lee interviewed the Supervisor at the 2019 San Gabriel Valley Business Expo. This was the second business expo hosted by Supervisor Solis' office. At the expo, [...]

With Federal Housing Assistance in Jeopardy, LA County to Support Mixed-Status Families

2019-06-04T13:34:57-07:00June 4th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Under current federal law, undocumented immigrants and immigrants who have been victims of domestic violence or sexual assault are ineligible for public housing subsidies, but they can live with their mixed-status family if a relative in their household is eligible for federal housing assistance. However, last month the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development [...]

Los Angeles County to Launch Plan to Close Unlicensed Cannabis Stores

2019-05-21T12:29:28-07:00May 21st, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Many unlicensed cannabis dispensaries are located in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, even though these types of businesses are banned. Many are concentrated in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color. These unlicensed shops adversely affect local communities, forcing nearby residents and businesses to contend with pungent odors, littering, and parking issues. These illegal cannabis [...]

LA County to Support SB 464: California Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act

2019-05-03T10:22:56-07:00April 30th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

SB 464 to Curb High Mortality Rate of Black Pregnant Women Although black women make up five percent of those giving birth in California, they account for 21 percent of all pregnancy-related deaths, according to a 2018 report from the California Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review. Between 1999 and 2003, black women in Los Angeles County were [...]

LA County to Launch Fair Chance Hiring Awareness Campaign to Support Formerly-Incarcerated Workers

2019-04-30T12:17:46-07:00April 30th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

One in three working-age Americans has a felony criminal record, and up to 75 percent of individuals released from either prison or jail are unemployed after a year. Some businesses are hesitant to hire former inmates: more than 60 percent of employers say they would not hire someone with a criminal record, even though a [...]

Supervisor Solis on KPCC’s Take Two Discusses Need for Shelters in the San Gabriel Valley

2019-04-18T08:45:05-07:00April 16th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Audio/Video, In the news|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis was recently featured on KPCC's Take Two with host A Martinez to discuss her Board motion that seeks to establish more temporary shelters in the San Gabriel Valley. In 2018, the number of people in the San Gabriel Valley experiencing unsheltered homelessness grew to 2,790 — a 19% [...]

From SoCalGas Settlement, LA County to Launch Exide Area Lead-Based Paint Mitigation Program

2019-04-25T08:46:31-07:00April 16th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

As part of Los Angeles County’s settlement with SoCalGas over the Aliso Canyon gas leak, LA County Department of Public Health (DPH) received $5.2 million for the removal of lead-based paint in homes surrounding the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling plant in the City of Vernon. Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to [...]