Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the County’s Final Budget Deliberations for FY 2021-22

2021-06-28T11:46:46-07:00June 28th, 2021|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair, Hilda L. Solis, released the following statement regarding the County’s final budget deliberations: “I am pleased to share that following a difficult year and a half from a once-in-a-century pandemic, that the County is heading into the new fiscal year both stronger and bolder than ever. [...]

Los Angeles County Approves Motion to Oppose Assembly Bill (AB) 958 (Gipson): Opposing Law Enforcement Cliques and Gangs Unless Amended

2021-06-22T15:56:28-07:00June 22nd, 2021|In the news, Policy, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES –  Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor to the First District, and co-authored by Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell to oppose AB 958, unless amended to include language on cliques and gangs who identify themselves by a name and may be associated with [...]

Chair Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on Governor Newsom’s Revised Budget Proposal

2021-05-14T16:59:40-07:00May 14th, 2021|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom announced his revised budget proposal. “As we emerge from a global pandemic that disproportionately impacted our most vulnerable communities, particularly communities of color, we are now transitioning into a long-anticipated recovery from this virus. The [...]

Chair Solis & Supervisor Kuehl Outline Anticipated Next Steps For LA County’s Care First, Jail Last Approach

2021-03-30T13:38:05-07:00March 30th, 2021|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

LOS ANGELES – Today, LA County’s report exploring how the County might close Men’s Central Jail was released. The report, developed by a workgroup led by the County’s Office of Diversion and Reentry (ODR) and the LA County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) in partnership with community and County stakeholders, indicates that building out the community-based system of [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on the passage of the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget

2020-10-01T11:28:11-07:00September 29th, 2020|Affordable Housing and Homelessness, Arts, Community, Health, Immigration, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release|

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors passed the 2020-21 Supplemental Budget, which brought the County’s total budget to $37.6 billion: “In March, in response to the global pandemic, the County Health Officer issued the Safer at Home Order, which upended our lives. “Initially, many thought COVID-19 was an [...]

LA County to Ensure Backup Energy Systems Are in Place During Power Failures

2020-09-15T12:27:30-07:00September 15th, 2020|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

With recent wildfires and heatwaves, LA County residents have endured rolling blackouts due to excessive heat driving up electricity use. While power outages tend to affect everyone, energy shutoffs disproportionately impact our Black and Latinx communities who often live in hotter areas. In response, today the Board of Supervisors passed a motion authored by Los [...]

LA County and Pomona Fairplex to Partner to Support Expansion of Vote-by-Mail

2020-08-04T12:15:17-07:00August 4th, 2020|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved her motion to use the Pomona Fairplex to support the County’s expanded vote-by-mail operations:   “On March 10, 2020, the Board of Supervisors approved a motion directing the County's Registrar Recorder/County Clerk to develop a plan to expand [...]

LA County Moves Ahead with Restorative Care Villages to Promote ‘Care First, Jail Last’ Approach

2020-07-10T18:13:09-07:00July 7th, 2020|Community, Health, In the news, Jobs, Policy, Press Release, Public Safety and Diversion|

In a significant step towards a ‘care first, jail last’ approach to community health and public safety, today the Board of Supervisors approved two separate, but related Board motions, both authored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, that would initiate a plan to close Men’s Central Jail within the year and fast track [...]

Statement from Supervisor Hilda L. Solis on the County of Los Angeles’ 2020-21 Recommended Budget

2020-05-16T19:52:12-07:00May 13th, 2020|In the news, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the County of Los Angeles held its public hearing on the 2020-21 recommended budget and revisions: “Normally, at this point in the budget process, the County of Los Angeles is refining budget numbers for adoption in June. However, due to the unprecedented COVID-19 [...]

Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ Statement on LA County’s 2020-21 Recommended Budget

2020-04-28T11:16:44-07:00April 28th, 2020|Community, In the news, Policy, Press Release|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved the 2020-2021 Recommended Budget, which estimates the County’s total budget to be approximately $35.5 billion: “Facing the unprecedented COVID-19 public health crisis, and its unfolding economic and fiscal impacts for the coming year, the Los Angeles County Board [...]

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