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Supervisors Create First LA County Arts Department

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to create the first Los Angeles County Arts Department. Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and Board Chair Sheila Kuehl coauthored the motion with broad support from arts funders, creators and institutions. “With a new arts department, we can further elevate the impact of the arts on our community, culture, and economy,” […]

LA County Makes $402M Investment in Fight Against Homelessness

Year 2 Measure H spending plan funds expansion of housing and outreach Building on an array of promising successes, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a $402-million spending plan for 2018-2019 to widen and intensify its fight against homelessness. The five-member Board unanimously adopted dozens of recommendations for the second-year budget of Measure […]

Protecting the Affordable Care Act

As the California Legislature considers state healthcare reform in response to the Trump Administration’s attacks on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion advocating for the following provisions. A “public insurance option” for all state residents, which would force private insurance companies to compete with a […]