LA County to Update General Relief Eligibility Requirements

2019-02-19T17:34:26+00:00

In 2016, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the Homeless Initiative’s comprehensive strategies aimed at connecting people experiencing homelessness to critical housing and employment resources. Many of the Initiative’s recommendations focused on General Relief, a County-funded program that provides financial assistance to indigent adults who are ineligible for Federal or State programs. As [...]

LA County to Update General Relief Eligibility Requirements2019-02-19T17:34:26+00:00

LA County Supports Increase in Lead-Acid Battery Fees to Support Lead Cleanup Efforts

2019-02-19T17:24:49+00:00

Exposure to lead can pose serious health consequences that include asthma, kidney and brain damage, and it could lead to developmental and behavioral disorders in children. The cleanup of residential parcels and other contaminated sites often range in the hundreds of millions of dollars. The state’s Lead Acid Battery Cleanup Fund is a much-needed funding [...]

LA County Supports Increase in Lead-Acid Battery Fees to Support Lead Cleanup Efforts2019-02-19T17:24:49+00:00

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on her ‘no’ vote on the Men’s Central Jail replacement project

2019-02-12T15:31:14+00:00

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement after she voted ‘no’ on the design-build construction contract for the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility (CCTF) as a replacement for Men’s Central Jail, which the Board of Supervisors approved in a 3-2 vote: “A jail is a jail is a jail. It is [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on her ‘no’ vote on the Men’s Central Jail replacement project2019-02-12T15:31:14+00:00

After Mira Loma, LA County to Review How Best to Serve Incarcerated Women

2019-02-12T15:17:21+00:00

Today, the Board of Supervisors rejected the design-build for the Mira Loma Women’s Center project. Following that vote, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, that would collect and analyze data on the pathways that result in the arrest, prosecution, [...]

After Mira Loma, LA County to Review How Best to Serve Incarcerated Women2019-02-12T15:17:21+00:00

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility Project

2019-02-07T10:00:45+00:00

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis has released the following statement on her vote at the Board of Supervisors next Tuesday on the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility (CCTF) project, and her motion that she filed: “In the past few years, the nation, our State, and even the conditions in the County have fundamentally transformed [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on the Consolidated Correctional Treatment Facility Project2019-02-07T10:00:45+00:00

LA County Supports Gov. Newsom’s Proposed $74.5 Million Directed for Exide Cleanup

2019-01-29T18:23:04+00:00

On January 10, Governor Gavin Newsom released his first Proposed Budget for FY 2019-20, which includes $74.5 million dollars to help address the cleanup of the communities contaminated by the Exide battery recycling plant in the City of Vernon. In response, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor [...]

LA County Supports Gov. Newsom’s Proposed $74.5 Million Directed for Exide Cleanup2019-01-29T18:23:04+00:00

Supervisor Solis Mobilizes County Resources To Help Students and Families During Teacher’s Strike

2019-01-15T21:29:48+00:00

Yesterday, teachers throughout the Los Angeles Unified School District went on strike to advocate for smaller class sizes, schoolroom supplies, permanent nursing staff, and more in order to create better learning environments for schoolchildren. With nearly 700,000 students, LAUSD is one of the largest school districts in the world. To mitigate the impact of the [...]

Supervisor Solis Mobilizes County Resources To Help Students and Families During Teacher’s Strike2019-01-15T21:29:48+00:00

With Food Stamps for More Than a Million in Jeopardy, LA County Asks Federal Government to end Government Shutdown

2019-01-18T18:14:04+00:00

With the longest government shutdown in United States history stretching into its 25th day, federal workers and those who rely upon federal programs are experiencing tremendous hardships. One essential federal program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known more colloquially as food stamps and as CalFresh in California, had its funding ended as a result [...]

With Food Stamps for More Than a Million in Jeopardy, LA County Asks Federal Government to end Government Shutdown2019-01-18T18:14:04+00:00

Statements from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Governor Gavin Newsom on his Proposed Budget to Invest $50 Million for Exide Cleanup

2019-01-11T23:07:28+00:00

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Gov. Gavin Newsom have released statements on Governor Newsom's inclusion of $50 million in his proposed state budget to accelerate the cleanup of properties contaminated by lead from the Exide plant. Supervisor Hilda L. Solis "I am pleased and thankful that the Governor’s proposed state budget includes [...]

Statements from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis and Governor Gavin Newsom on his Proposed Budget to Invest $50 Million for Exide Cleanup2019-01-11T23:07:28+00:00

Los Angeles County to Enhance Emergency and Urgent Care Services for San Gabriel Valley Residents

2019-01-08T18:40:23+00:00

Many uninsured San Gabriel Valley patients often must travel to LAC+USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights for emergency and urgent care services, which is not conducive to quality and timely care. In response, today the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an investment of $6.6 million to renovate the El Monte Comprehensive Health Center [...]

Los Angeles County to Enhance Emergency and Urgent Care Services for San Gabriel Valley Residents2019-01-08T18:40:23+00:00