Hahn Wants Junior Lifeguard Program to Reopen Safely this Summer



Los Angeles, CA —
After hearing from parents worried that the LA County Junior Lifeguard program would be canceled once again this summer, Supervisor Janice Hahn wants the County to find a way to reinstate the important youth program safely.

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LA County Explores Using New Federal Guarantee to Expand Project Roomkey



Los Angeles, CA —
After the Biden Administration announced plans to reimburse 100% of what counties and cities spend on non-congregate shelters, Supervisor Hahn wants to explore expanding LA County’s Project Roomkey program to use empty motel and hotel rooms to get more people indoors during the pandemic.

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Supervisors Act to Address Food Insecurity with Creation of Food Equity Roundtable

Los Angeles, CA  Today, the LA County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn and co-authored by Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to address food insecurity in LA County through the creation of a Food Equity Roundtable, which would – among other things – strengthen the County’s capacity for food distribution programs and focus on a food justice agenda.

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Hahn Co-Authors $24.3 Million Plan to Restore Metro Service



Los Angeles, CA —
Today, the Metro Board of Directors unanimously passed a motion co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn to restore Metro transit service that had been cut due to the pandemic. The motion also calls for coordinating with the County and State to vaccinate Metro employees as quickly as possible.

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Supervisor Hahn Supports Reopening Outdoor Dining in LA County

Los Angeles, CA - Supervisor Janice Hahn has released the following statement in response to Governor Newsom lifting the statewide stay-at-home orders and returning counties to the tier system:

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Hahn Urges LA County to Immediately Begin Vaccinating Residents 65+

Los Angeles, CA — Seeking to support the County’s efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the tragic impact on its residents, Supervisors  Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger are calling for additional flexibility in vaccinating as many residents as possible and a process to begin vaccinating those 65 and older.

“Governor Newsom has encouraged all counties to open up vaccination appointments to residents 65 and older so that we can protect our residents who are most vulnerable to this virus,” said Supervisor Hahn. “L.A. County needs to follow the State’s lead without further delay.”

“Efficient and effective distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to our residents and communities is the most critical hurdle in our ability to recover from this virus,” said Supervisor Barger. “While we continue to prioritize the vaccination of healthcare workers who have been on the frontlines caring for our vulnerable residents, we must add flexibility to this process and begin efforts to vaccinate those 65 and older."

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Hahn Releases Statement on Passing of Her Dear Friend Councilman Tom LaBonge



Los Angeles, CA -
LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn has released the following statement regarding the passing of her friend and long-time colleague former LA City Councilman Tom LaBonge. Hahn also serves as the President of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission and has directed the Coliseum's torch to be lit today until sundown in honor of LaBonge's life and legacy.

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Hahn Thanks Governor for Request for 500 Medical Personnel, Calls for Additional Support



San Pedro, CA —
Today, LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn has responded to a request from the California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) to the federal government for 500 medical personnel to relieve hospitals during the COVID-19 surge. Cal OES’s request comes after Supervisor Hahn urged State to work to secure the USNS Mercy hospital ship and news that the hospital ship is currently undergoing scheduled maintenance.

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Hahn Writes to Governor Newsom Requesting Additional Healthcare Workers and USNS Mercy Hospital Ship

San Pedro, CA— Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn has written a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom supporting SEIU 721’s request for additional healthcare workers in Los Angeles County hospitals in response to the surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Hahn is also requesting that Governor Newsom call on federal partners to dispatch the USNS Mercy hospital ship to the Port of Los Angeles.

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Supervisor Hahn Unveils $330k Program to Support Restaurants and Help Families

San Pedro, CA — Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn’s office has dedicated $330,000 to a program designed to support struggling restaurants and families in need.

“People are hurting,” said Supervisor Janice Hahn. “Through no fault of their own, people have lost jobs and wages, and small businesses have been shuttered. We designed this program to get food on families’ tables while at the same time supporting restaurants that are struggling right now.”

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