LA County Supervisors Approve Foreclosure Prevention and Mortgage Assistance Program

Los Angeles, CA — 
Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a proposal by Supervisor Janice Hahn and coauthored by Supervisor Hilda Solis to prevent foreclosures in LA County by connecting struggling homeowners with foreclosure prevention counseling and mortgage assistance.

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Hahn Directs Assistance to Breweries Still Closed for On-Site Service Under County Health Orders

Los Angeles, CA — On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote on a new $10 million grant program requested by Supervisor Janice Hahn to help breweries and other small businesses that have remained closed or restricted by LA County health officer orders despite being allowed to open under the State’s health order.

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Hahn Condemns Ambush of Sheriff's Deputies, Calls for Calm

Los Angeles, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has issued the following statement after two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were shot while in their vehicle near the Compton Blue Line Metro Station on September 12:

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Hacienda Heights’ 7th Avenue Is Getting an Upgrade

Los Angeles, CA — The LA County Board of Supervisors has approved a motion by Supervisor Janice Hahn to beautify a section of 7th Avenue between Gale Avenue and Palm Avenue in Hacienda Heights.

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Additional Funding Enables Mobile Stroke Unit to Continue Saving Lives Across LA County

Los Angeles, CA— The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have approved an additional $1.4 million of funding to keep the UCLA Mobile Stroke Unit in operation across LA County so it can continue to save lives and break new ground in the treatment of stroke patients.

The UCLA Mobile Stroke Unit is a specially equipped ambulance, built with a mobile CT scanner, point-of-care lab tests, telehealth connection with a vascular neurologist, and therapies, all designed to deliver proven stroke treatments to patients long before they arrive at the hospital. Since its launch in September of 2017, this single Mobile Stroke Unit has responded to 632 9-1-1 calls and treated and transported 153 patients across LA County. Of the patients treated, 119 were diagnosed with strokes and were able to benefit from the quick treatment provided by the Mobile Stroke Unit. 

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Supervisors Approve First Year of Funding for LASD Body Worn Camera Program

Los Angeles, CA -
 The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have voted to transfer $25.5 million to the Sheriff’s Department for implementation of the new body worn camera program. The motion was authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn and co-authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and will cover the first year of the program at five stations across the county starting as early as October. 

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Supervisor Janice Hahn Appoints Mario A. Guerra to Downey Cemetery Commission

Downey, CA  – Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has appointed former Downey Mayor Mario A. Guerra to serve on the Downey Cemetery Commission. He will be filling the vacancy left by Former Mayor and Board Chair David Gafin, who passed away last month.

“Mario is an exceptional leader who has been part of the Downey community for decades,”  said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “He knows that the Downey Cemetery is a beloved symbol of the City’s history and its commitment to fallen service members. I am certain he will be a great asset to the Cemetery Commission.”

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LA County Takes Steps to Create New Department Dedicated to Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

Los Angeles, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to take the first steps toward creating a new County department dedicated to serving older adults and adults with disabilities.

“Right now – older adults and adults with disabilities are served by most if not all of our County departments,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn, who authored the proposal. “All of these efforts are important, but they are fragmented and there’s not enough coordination. Bringing these efforts under one roof will not only allow us to coordinate our work, it would also give us the ability to be proactive rather than reactive to address the needs of older adults and adults with disabilities alike.”

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Hahn Explores Using County Parks and Libraries as Alternative Learning Sites

San Pedro, CA — Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors supported a proposal by Supervisor Janice Hahn to explore using county parks and libraries for alternative learning sites for children in the unincorporated area while school campuses remain closed.

“In the middle of this worsening pandemic distance learning is our safest option right now, but this is untenable for parents who can’t work from home and some of our most vulnerable families,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “We have been able to run summer day camps at our County parks safely this year despite the pandemic. I hope we can use a similar model to utilize our parks to provide safe, supervised spaces for kids to do their distance learning while they can’t be in the classroom.”

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Hahn Says LA County Budget does not “Meet this Moment”

Los Angeles, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn voiced strong criticism of the LA County CEO’s budget proposal which includes cuts to County departments that provide community services and fails to make new investments in a “Care-First, Jail-Last” framework for reforming our criminal justice system.

“The budget we are considering today does not meet this moment,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “It does not meet the needs of struggling families and it misses the opportunity to invest in a Care First, Jail Last restorative justice system. It is a status quo budget in unprecedented times.”
Supervisor Hahn abstained from a vote taken on the budget proposal and urged the County’s CEO to make substantial changes to the budget before the supplemental budget comes back to the board this Fall.

Read the Supervisor’s full remarks on the budget below:

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