Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County’s Preventive Steps to Reduce Acts of Gun Violence

2019-08-13T17:10:12-07:00August 13th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to direct LA County’s Department of Public Health to convene the Office of Violence Prevention Leadership Team and the Community Partnership Council so they can identify strategies that will prevent acts of violence in public spaces: [...]

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 [...]

LA County to Support Public Housing Authorities That Will Help Former Foster Youth Find Housing

2019-08-13T17:01:21-07:00August 13th, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, In the news, Press Release|

A new federal program designed to help young people who age out of the foster care system could provide housing vouchers to eligible youth in Los Angeles County. The County serves more than 34,000 children and youth, including 2,000 young people in extended foster care who struggle to access stable housing once they leave the [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement in Response to the Expanded Definition of Public Charge

2019-08-13T12:39:00-07:00August 13th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement in response to the Federal Administration’s final rule expanding the definition of a ‘public charge’: “In yet another attack against our hard-working immigrant communities, the Trump Administration has announced it is moving ahead on its proposal to change the federal government’s longstanding policy on [...]

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, [...]

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement in Support of AB 577 to Extend Postpartum Care for New Mothers

2019-08-06T14:15:08-07:00August 6th, 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 her motion to send a five-signature letter expressing strong support of AB 577 to the bill’s author, Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), Sacramento’s Legislative leadership, the County’s State Legislative Delegation, and to California Gov. Gavin Newsom: "AB 577 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]