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Creating Jobs and Hope for Local Workers

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a local worker hire policy expected to create thousands of jobs in communities that have long suffered from entrenched unemployment. Authored by Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Hilda Solis, the motion mandates that contractors building county-funded projects hire people living in economically depressed neighborhoods near the construction site to comprise […]

September 2016

September 6, 2016 County Endorses City’s $2B Bond Measure on Homelessness September 14, 2016 Board Considers Special March Election

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LA County Endorses LA City’s Prop. HHH to Build Housing for the Homeless

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors threw its support behind the City of Los Angeles’ $1.2-billion bond measure to build housing for the homeless. If approved by voters on November 8, Proposition HHH would finance the construction of 8,000 to 10,000 permanent supportive housing units for the chronically homeless over the next decade. It would […]