Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Board of Supervisor’s Support for Proposition 68

2018-11-29T21:27:26-08:00May 8th, 2018|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

Green spaces are community places, and it’s important to maintain clean, healthy areas where our neighbors come together to spend time with family and friends. At the County level, we passed parks funding Measure A back in 2016, which generates $94 million annually for the maintenance and development of our local parks and open spaces. [...]

Supervisor Solis speaks to State Legislators about DTSC’s failures, LA County’s plan to help those affected by Exide

2018-11-29T21:29:01-08:00February 16th, 2018|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis testified on the final recommendations by the Independent Review Panel on DTSC (Department of Toxic Substances Control) before the Joint Committees on Environmental Toxics. Supervisor Solis criticized DTSC's approach on Exide as slow and ineffective, and she presented LA County's plan as a faster and more comprehensive alternative. [...]

Supervisor Solis Leads Effort to Hold Three Former Lead Paint Manufacturers Accountable

2018-11-29T21:29:31-08:00January 30th, 2018|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Press Release|

Two weeks before a landmark ruling by the California Court of Appeals that affirmed the liability of Sherwin-Williams, National Lead, and ConAgra for promoting lead paint for residential use, the companies proposed a $2 billion bond initiative that would help them escape liability. Today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda [...]

In the Face of Extreme Weather Conditions, LA County to Review Climate Change Impacts

2018-11-29T21:25:56-08:00December 19th, 2017|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

With wildfires taking a tremendous toll on the lives of tens of thousands of Californians, it is essential that LA County is fully prepared for the impacts of climate change-driven extreme weather conditions. Today, the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to determine how extreme weather conditions are being [...]

Board of Supervisors Approves $9.8M Grant to Ensure Community Input on Water Quality and Conservation Projects

2018-11-29T21:27:42-08:00November 14th, 2017|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Press Release|

Today, the Board of Supervisors approved the acceptance of a $9.8 million dollar grant from the California Department of Water Resources. The funds will be used in disadvantaged communities throughout the Integrated Regional Water Management Groups of the Los Angeles-Ventura Funding Area, including 33 neighborhoods within the First District. The funds will be used to [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis Leads Effort to Protect San Gabriel Valley Mountains National Monument

2018-11-29T21:26:15-08:00May 2nd, 2017|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news|

The San Gabriel Valley Mountains are a County treasure that spans over 340,000 acres of land. Open spaces create a unique and special quality of life, and in that spirit, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion, authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, to save this National Monument following President Trump’s recent executive order [...]

#WeAllNeedParks: LA County Voters will get a Chance to Create Sustainable Funding for Parks

2018-11-29T21:26:28-08:00July 6th, 2016|Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted in support of a motion, co-authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, to place a parks funding measure on the November general election ballot. The proposed measure will replace the current funding proposition set to expire soon.

For our Health, Recreation and Memories, We All Need Parks

2018-11-29T21:26:42-08:00June 27th, 2016|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, Parks and Open Space, services|

Learn more about the Parks Funding Measure on the November Ballot On July 5, 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to place a parks funding measure on the November 8th general election ballot. The proposed measure would authorize an annual parcel tax of 1 ½ cents per square foot of structural improvements [...]