Tag Archives: Supervisor Hilda Solis

Coalition asks county to cancel plans to build more jails

LOS ANGELES — Dozens of protesters rallied in downtown Sept. 26 to urge the Board of Supervisors not to spend money on new jail construction, blocking a major thoroughfare and bringing traffic in the Civic Center area to a crawl. Justice LA, a coalition of more than 40 community organizations, aimed to “send a message…

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County to fight against DACA phase out

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted Sept. 12 to fight back against the Trump administration’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, instituting a travel ban on DACA-unfriendly states and agreeing to take legal action. Supervisor Hilda Solis championed a one-year restriction on county government travel to nine…

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County seeks cooperation on homeless

LOS ANGELES — Elected officials and housing advocates from across Los Angeles County have reinforced their commitment to working together to solve the problem of homelessness, even as communities push back against development in their own backyards. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas joined Los Angeles City Councilmen Jose Huizar and Marqueece Harris-Dawson Aug. 22 on the steps…

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