Op-Ed By Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger
Since it was announced this weekend, our phones have not stopped ringing with calls and texts from people opposing the ban on outdoor dining at restaurants that takes effect today. So many of the shutdowns during this pandemic have been devastating to industries but this one has generated such a backlash because it feels like a betrayal.Read more
San Pedro, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn released a statement opposing the decision to shut down outdoor dining for three weeks in response to a growing number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Hahn coauthored a motion with Supervisor Kathryn Barger to allow outdoor dining to continue at 50% capacity. The motion failed with a 2-3 vote.Read more
San Pedro, CA — Today, the Metro Board of Directors Planning and Programming Committee approved a motion authored by LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn to preserve the Silver Line from Downtown Los Angeles to San Pedro and ensure the buses along this route will be electric buses. The motion was co-authored by Mayor Eric Garcetti, Supervisor Hilda Solis, Los Angeles Councilman Mike Bonin, and Inglewood Mayor James Butts and will move to the full board for approval.
San Pedro, CA— Today, during the regular meeting of the California Film Commission, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn called on her fellow commission members to update the California Film Tax Credit Program to reward productions that meet certain diversity standards. Hahn hopes this could be modeled off the diversity requirement announced in September by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a motion by Supervisor Janice Hahn exploring whether local schools should be used for possible vaccination sites when a COVID-19 vaccine is available.Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn approved plans to purchase four motels in her district and convert them to supportive housing units for formerly homeless residents. The projects are part of the state’s Project Homekey effort to protect the state’s homeless residents who are at high risk for serious illness due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
Rowland Heights, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn is warning her constituents about a reported property tax scam that has already impacted at least one resident in the Rowland Heights community.
Los Angeles, CA -- Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn is condemning the person(s) who fire set in a LA County Ballot Drop Box in Baldwin Park:Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has issued the following statement condemning the attack of the Artsakh region by Azerbaijan:Read more
Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn is concerned that public health measures to protect residents of Skilled Nursing Facilities from COVID-19 may prevent them from being able to vote in the upcoming election. She has sent a letter to the County’s Registrar Recorder County Clerk Dean Logan requesting steps be taken to ensure these residents can receive and cast their ballots.Read more