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May 26, 2022

Hahn Applauds New Agreement between Metro and Department of Mental Health

Hahn Applauds New Agreement between Metro and Department of Mental Health

Los Angeles, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn is applauding a new agreement between LA Metro and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (DMH) which will make trained mental health professionals available to respond to mental health crises on the public transit system.

“Anyone who has taken Metro knows there is [...] Read more

May 18, 2022

Metro Committee Votes to Advance Hahn’s Motion for Alternatives to 710 Widening

Metro Committee Votes to Advance Hahn’s Motion for Alternatives to 710 Widening


Los Angeles, CA — Today, a committee of the Metro Board of Directors voted to advance a motion authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn to end a decades-long effort to widen the 710 freeway. The long-planned widening would have destroyed homes and neighborhoods in Southeast Los Angeles, displacing families living along the freeway. With the committee’s [...] Read more

May 18, 2022

New Pocket Park Coming to Southeast Los Angeles, Construction starts this August

New Pocket Park Coming to Southeast Los Angeles, Construction starts this August


Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward with a project to create a pocket park in the unincorporated community of Walnut Park. The new half-acre park will transform what is now an empty lot and will include a restroom, office building, playground, splash pad, grassy [...] Read more

May 17, 2022

Hahn Urges Temporary Shut Down of Carcinogen Emitting Facility in Vernon

Hahn Urges Temporary Shut Down of Carcinogen Emitting Facility in Vernon

Los Angeles, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn sent a letter to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) urging them to require the Sterigenics facilities in the City of Vernon to immediately cease all ethylene oxide-emitting operations until they come into compliance with air quality regulations.

On May 5, 2022, the [...] Read more

May 17, 2022

Hahn Proposes Pre-Petition Advocacy Model for LA County Child Welfare System

Hahn Proposes Pre-Petition Advocacy Model for LA County Child Welfare System

Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal by Supervisor Janice Hahn and co-authored by Supervisor Hilda Solis to explore creating a pre-petition advocacy model in Los Angeles County, with the goal of keeping more families safely together and reducing racial disparities in the child welfare system.

“We need [...] Read more

May 7, 2022

Gun Buyback Takes 356 Guns Off Streets

Gun Buyback Takes 356 Guns Off Streets

Lynwood, CA — Today, a gun buyback sponsored by Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn’s office in partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Community Advisory Council took 365 guns off of the streets.

“This was a success,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn. “There are 365 fewer guns that can be [...] Read more

May 5, 2022

Hahn Releases Statement in Support of Union Station Janitors

Los Angeles, CA – Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn released the following statement in support of Union Station janitors who have experienced increased violence since the pandemic:

“What is happening to janitors at Union Station is unacceptable. No one should have to go through what these essential workers are experiencing. I support and stand [...] Read more

May 3, 2022

Supervisor Hahn Issues Statement on Passing of Norman Mineta

Los Angeles, CA – Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn released the following statement after the passing of Norman Mineta, the nation’s first Asian American cabinet secretary:

“As one of our nation’s highest profile Asian Americans, Norm Mineta was able to negotiate reparations for Japanese Americans interned during World War II, decades after he lived [...] Read more

May 3, 2022

Board of Supervisors Support Muratsuchi Homeless Court Legislation

Los Angeles, CA – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, led by Supervisor Janice Hahn and Chair Holly Mitchell, threw their support behind AB 2220, legislation that would provide state funding for local Homeless Court programs. Homeless courts, like those that already exist in Redondo Beach and Long Beach and will soon be [...] Read more

May 3, 2022

Hahn Releases Statement on Reforms to LA County Homeless Services System

Los Angeles, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn released the following statement after the Board of Supervisors approved two sweeping motions to reform and improve the County’s response to the homelessness crisis.

In addition to authoring a motion to adopt a new framework for Measure H, Hahn also supported a motion [...] Read more

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