LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Metro Launching a Feasibility Study of LA River/Rio Hondo Station

2020-01-17T11:31:33-08:00January 17th, 2020|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Jobs, LA River, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Metro staff approved a contract to conduct a technical feasibility study of the Los Angeles River/Rio Hondo Confluence in the City of South Gate as part of Metro’s West Santa Ana Branch (WSAB) Transit Corridor project: "The cities surrounding the Confluence of the [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on Governor Newsom’s Proposed Budget

2020-01-10T18:48:46-08:00January 10th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after California Governor Gavin Newsom released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-21: “Governor Newsom’s proposed budget prioritizes our most vexing challenge to date: the immediate need to house individuals and families in LA County who are experiencing homelessness. With his FY 2020-21 proposed [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on Innovative Programs to Support Small Businesses

2019-12-17T11:43:39-08:00December 17th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved a $327,000 allocation from her discretionary funds to establish two innovative programs that will support small businesses in the First District: “Los Angeles County’s small businesses in economically underserved areas need support to flourish, especially when communities are [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on the prioritization of $41 million in state funding for disadvantaged communities

2019-11-26T14:34:15-08:00November 26th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, In the news, Jobs, Parks and Open Space, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to support the reimbursement of approximately $41 million from the State of California to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District for the Los Angeles County Drainage Area project, with these funds to be prioritized for [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Latina Equal Pay Day

2019-11-20T09:07:05-08:00November 20th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, leardership, Press Release, women children and families|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released this statement in support of Latina Equal Pay Day: “Latinas fare the worst in the gender wage gap, and this injustice harms our children and communities. With more than half of all Latinas being the primary breadwinner in their households, this inequality hurts families and our regional [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on creating an LA County Youth Climate Commission

2019-10-16T11:54:17-07:00October 15th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved her motion to begin the process to establish a Los Angeles County Youth Climate Commission: “We know that low-income communities and communities of color are suffering the most severe impacts from a changing climate, and it is [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement on Gov. Newsom signing AB 539 (high cost loans) into law

2019-10-10T17:27:35-07:00October 10th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 539 (high cost loans) into law:   “For too long, low-income communities of color have been taken advantage of by high-cost lenders, trapping consumers in loans that they cannot afford to repay, undercutting their financial well-being, and impacting [...]

Supervisor Solis’ statement after the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments approved $126 million for the Gold Line Foothill Extension

2019-08-09T12:09:11-07:00August 9th, 2019|Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, Jobs, Press Release, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments last night approved a motion allocating $126 million in Measure M subregional equity program funds towards construction of the Gold Line Foothill Extension to Pomona: “I want to thank the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments [...]

East LA Entrepreneur Center coming soon to support local businesses

2019-03-19T11:47:55-07:00March 19th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES, CA - East Los Angeles is the densest unincorporated community in the County of Los Angeles, with diverse commercial and retail corridors, growing consumer markets, and infrastructure investment opportunities. To support and make the most of these unique advantages, today the Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda [...]

Investing in local jobs, Supervisor Solis launches microloan program

2019-03-19T11:42:12-07:00March 19th, 2019|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Throughout LA County, and especially in economically disadvantaged communities, there is a need for secure and affordable lending products geared towards businesses. Given limited employment opportunities with livable and family-sustaining wages in economically disadvantaged communities, it is often difficult to start a new business. Those who do take the leap to create their own entrepreneurial businesses often do not have [...]