LA County Supports Creation of the California Homeless Hiring Tax Credit

2020-03-31T11:54:57-07:00March 31st, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to support State Sen. Maria Elena Durazo’s SB 1333, which would create the California Homeless Hiring Tax Credit (HHTC) and would incentivize employers to hire individuals experiencing homelessness: “Expanding employment opportunities for individuals experiencing homelessness will [...]

Supervisor Solis’ Statement on LA County Developing a Network of Apprenticeship Programs to Promote Equity in the Workforce

2020-03-31T10:39:02-07:00March 31st, 2020|Community, In the news, Jobs, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed her motion directing pertinent County Departments to prepare a 120-day report back that includes a plan to develop a network of apprenticeship programs: “As former Secretary of Labor, I recognize the key role apprenticeship programs play in preparing [...]

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 [...]