Board of Supervisors Votes to Expand School Shooting Prevention Team

“I have no doubt that the START program has saved lives,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “But this team’s resources are stretched thin. In a county of over 10 million, we need more than a team of 10 people working on this issue. We are investing in the START program and giving them the resources they need to take every single threat seriously because our children’s lives are at stake.”


Hahn Proposes Expanding LA County Team that Stops School Shootings Before they occur

Los Angeles, CA—Today, the LA County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass a motion authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger to examine ways to expand the County’s School Threat Assessment Response Team (START) in order to better protect LA County schools from school shootings. The School Threat Assessment Response […]


Supervisor Hahn Announces Traffic Improvements along Mines Blvd in Unincorporated West Whittier

West Whittier, CA— Supervisor Janice Hahn has announced proposed traffic improvements along Mines Blvd. in unincorporated West Whittier.  The pilot project aims to reduce dangerous speeding and increase pedestrian safety while preserving traffic flow.   Plans were announced by Supervisor Hahn’s office and the County Department of Public Works to local residents at a community meeting […]


Hahn/Barger Motion Creates Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety

Los Angeles, CA—Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion authored by Supervisor Barger and Supervisor Hahn to create a Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety.  The commission will be made up of diverse stakeholders who will examine challenges facing law enforcement resulting from statewide criminal justice reforms and propose creative solutions […]


Hahn, Barger Propose Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Safety

LOS ANGELES COUNTY —Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger have announced that they will introduce a motion, at the August 15th board meeting which will establish a “Blue-Ribbon Commission on Public Safety” to explore innovative solutions to criminal justice challenges resulting from statewide reforms. The motion builds on a previous motion unanimously approved by the […]


Supervisor Hahn Announces Public Health Directives Targeting Four Companies Emitting Hexavalent Chromium

Los Angeles, CA—Today, Supervisor Janice Hahn announced that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has issued new Public Health Directives to four companies emitting high levels of hexavalent chromium: Weber Metals, Carlton Forge, Mattco, and Press Forge. “These emissions pose a serious health risk to local residents, workers, and young school children […]