Supervisor Solis’ statement on the Board of Supervisors ordering an audit of LACERA

2019-07-30T13:04:11-07:00July 30th, 2019|In the news, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion calling for the Auditor-Controller to conduct an audit of all of LACERA’s administrative operations costs, including training and travel, and seek a similar audit by the State’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee: “LACERA administers the retirement plan [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement in Opposition to New Federal Asylum Eligibility Rule

2019-07-30T13:00:15-07:00July 30th, 2019|Immigration, 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 to the U.S. Attorney General, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the LA County Congressional Delegation to express the Board’s firm opposition to the interim final rule, [...]

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 [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Proposed Federal Rules to Limit Access to CalFresh

2019-07-30T11:04:22-07:00July 30th, 2019|Health, In the news, Policy, Press Release, women children and families|

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 to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture and to the County Congressional Delegation to declare Los Angeles County’s strong opposition to proposed federal rules to cut food benefits: “The Trump Administration is [...]

LA County to Protect Board-and-Care Residents from Transfer Trauma

2019-07-23T12:30:25-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, In the news, Press Release|

Many individuals who have been discharged from a psychiatric hospital, or from the criminal justice system, have found support at board-and-care homes that provide 24-hour-care. In recent years, many of these facilities have been closing in Los Angeles County due to rising costs, which traumatizes residents who are forced to suddenly find other suitable housing [...]

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 [...]

Statement on LA County’s cooperative agreement with the City of Pomona on a pavement rehabilitation project

2019-07-16T15:32:06-07:00July 16th, 2019|Community, In the news, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a cooperative agreement with the City of Pomona to allow the City to lead design and construction of a pavement rehabilitation project of 0.75 miles of roadway along Towne Avenue from Foothill Blvd to Bonita Ave, with $311,480 [...]

LA County to Expand Safety Net for Children Abandoned During Federal Immigration Enforcement Actions

2019-07-16T14:06:08-07:00July 16th, 2019|Community, Immigration, In the news, Press Release, women children and families|

LOS ANGELES, CA - Today, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis that will enhance the County’s efforts to recruit relatives and family friends who can serve as caregivers for children whose parents are in the custody of ICE agents. Representing 35 percent of Los Angeles County’s [...]

LA County to address poor-quality food in supermarkets with strengthened inspections

2019-07-16T13:42:27-07:00July 16th, 2019|Community, Health, In the news, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - According to the Department of Public Health (DPH), more than half a million households in Los Angeles County earning less than 300% of the federal poverty level are food insecure and face interrelated barriers purchasing fresh and quality foods, including low-income and limited access to local stores that offer fresh and high-quality [...]