LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Statement on LA County’s CARES Act Spending Plan

2020-09-15T14:37:45-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a $129.7 million supplemental spending plan for the remaining unallocated federal CARES Act funding: “For the last six months, COVID-19 has plagued the world and impacted the 10 million residents who call LA County home. The First Supervisorial [...]

Supervisor Solis Advocates for New Sidewalk Vending Pilot Program

2020-09-15T14:13:58-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

A growing industry throughout California, sidewalk vending offers many people, but especially women and immigrants, a chance to earn a living. In response, today the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis to launch a pilot program that will promote public safety while expanding economic opportunity for [...]

LA County to Support Prop 17 to Give People on Parole the Right to Vote

2020-09-15T12:53:11-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

California’s Constitution currently denies people on parole for felony convictions the right to vote until they served their sentence and their parole is over. On average, that could be up to at least three years after their release date. To remove this barrier to voting, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by [...]

LA County to Ensure Backup Energy Systems Are in Place During Power Failures

2020-09-15T12:27:30-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

With recent wildfires and heatwaves, LA County residents have endured rolling blackouts due to excessive heat driving up electricity use. While power outages tend to affect everyone, energy shutoffs disproportionately impact our Black and Latinx communities who often live in hotter areas. In response, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion authored by Los [...]

Supervisor Solis Invests in Bassett Park Improvements and One-Stop Center in La Puente

2020-09-15T11:05:03-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Today, the Board of Supervisors approved two actions led by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis in direct investments in projects supporting the San Gabriel Valley: $3 million in repairs and enhancements to Bassett Park and $9.8 million for a new One-Stop Center in La Puente. “I am working hard to invest in our [...]

LA County to Vote on Supporting Prop 17 to Give People on Parole the Right to Vote

2020-09-10T08:54:55-07:00September 9th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release|

California’s Constitution currently denies people on parole for felony convictions the right to vote until they served their sentence and their parole is over. On average, that could be up to at least three years after their release date. To remove this barrier to voting, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-author Supervisor [...]

Supervisor Solis Announces LA County to Donate $1 Million to Baby2Baby to Provide Baby Essentials to Families Impacted by COVID-19

2020-09-04T23:24:23-07:00September 4th, 2020|Community, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Baby2Baby, a nonprofit providing baby essentials to families in need, partnered to host a free drive-thru distribution of diapers and baby wipes on Friday, Sept. 4, at the East Los Angeles Civic Center, 4801 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles.  Volunteers expected reaching 400 children. In addition, representatives [...]

LA County to Begin Establishing New Department of Workforce and Economic Development

2020-09-01T15:41:02-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board approved her motion that directs relevant County Departments to begin work on establishing a new County Department of Workforce and Economic Development: “Long before COVID-19, changing technologies, a shift to a climate-resilient economy, and new ways of working were disrupting jobs [...]

Supervisor Solis Advocates for the Extension of the Countywide Eviction Moratorium

2020-09-01T14:54:36-07:00September 1st, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors voted to extend the County’s eviction moratorium through Oct. 31, 2020 and extend it for all cities throughout LA County:   “The COVID-19 pandemic has driven unemployment rates to historic levels, forcing many families to unfairly choose between paying [...]

LA County to End Transfers to ICE without a Judicial Warrant

2020-09-01T14:20:18-07:00September 1st, 2020|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

Signaling the County’s resolve to continue to protect immigrants, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, prohibiting the use of County resources in transferring people to ICE custody without a judicial warrant. “It is the right time to end [...]