Tag Archives: Supervisor Hilda Solis

Supervisors give preliminary approval to 2017-18 budget

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors initially approved a proposed $30 billion budget for Los Angeles County April 18, starting a process of public hearings and adjustments before it is finalized in June. “The emphasis is really on the safety net,” Supervisor Sheila Kuehl said. Kuehl pointed to a plan to hire 220…

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County plots new strategy against illegal pot shops

LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for Los Angeles County recommended a “surge strategy” April 18 to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries operating illegally in the face of a ban in effect in unincorporated areas. The county’s legal team told the Board of Supervisors that they had closed 60 dispensaries between 2011-16 and another 31 after the…

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Supervisors delay vote on immigration legal fund

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors delayed a vote April 11 on $1 million in legal support for residents facing deportation after advocates protested a provision excluding individuals convicted of violent crimes. The board first voted 4-1 to explore its authority to limit federal immigration enforcement at schools, courthouses and hospitals, a move…

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