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ILLEGAL POT SHOPS TO HAVE POWER SHUT OFF, CITY TO BEGIN DRAFTING ORDINANCE

Today, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez’s motion directing the City Attorney to draft an ordinance to crack down on unlicensed cannabis shops by shutting off water and power services. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 26, 2019 Press Contact: Tran Le, tran.le@lacity.org 213-257-0475 ILLEGAL POT SHOPS TO HAVE POWER SHUT OFF, CITY…

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RODRIGUEZ SECURES OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO SUPPORT HOMELESS FAMILIES IN THE NORTHEAST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

LOS ANGELES – Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez secured over $500,000 to fund navigation, hygiene, and supportive services for homeless families in the Seventh Council District. The funding was secured through the state’s Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP) and will be administered by North Valley Caring Services (NVCS), an independent nonprofit which serves homeless and low-income individuals…

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COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ INTRODUCES RESOLUTION TO PROMOTE GREATER GENDER PARITY AMONG ELECTED OFFICEHOLDERS

Legislation Supports State Bill to Allow Candidates to Use Campaign Funds for Child Care Expenses   LOS ANGELES – Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced a Council Resolution to support Assembly Bill 220 which would amend the Political Reform Act of 1974 to allow campaign funds to be used for child care by those who choose to…

COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ BECOMES FIRST LATINA TO SERVE AS CHAIR OF CITY’S PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE, FIRST WOMAN IN NEARLY 15 YEARS

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez was appointed Chair of the City’s Public Safety Committee, becoming the first Latina and the first woman in fourteen years to serve in this position. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 15, 2018 Press Contact: Tran Le, tran.le@lacity.org, 213-257-0475 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — LOS ANGELES COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ BECOMES FIRST LATINA TO SERVE AS…

A Year in Review 2018

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez takes a look back at 2018. 2018 in Review It has been an incredible year serving as your Los Angeles City Councilwoman. From Sylmar to Mission Hills and Pacoima to Sunland-Tujunga, the 7th Council District is one of the most diverse in the City, made up of  who care deeply about their…

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PACOIMA AND SUN VALLEY NEIGHBORHOODS TO RECEIVE $23 MILLION FOR COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION

LOS ANGELES – Today, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced that the Pacoima and Sun Valley neighborhoods received a $23 million grant from the California Strategic Growth Council’s Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program. The funding will support environmental and sustainability initiatives, low-emission transportation projects, and workforce development programs. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 20, 2018 Press Contact: Tran Le, tran.le@lacity.org,…

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City Unveils Major Traffic Improvements on La Tuna Canyon Road on Anniversary of Keith Jackson’s Horrific Hit and Run

Los Angeles, CA (December 14, 2018) – Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) unveiled major traffic improvements along La Tuna Canyon Road. The improvements were announced on the anniversary of Keith Jackson’s horrific hit-and-run on La Tuna Canyon Road, an incident that prompted a community-wide online petition and discussion for enhanced…

LOS ANGELES LAUNCHES THE FIRST SAFE PARKING SITE THAT ALLOWS RECREATIONAL VEHICLES (RVs)

Los Angeles, CA – Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced the opening of a Safe Parking site in North Hills. This is the first safe parking location in the City of Los Angeles to provide spaces for Recreational Vehicles (RVs). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 12, 2018 Press Contact: Tran Le, tran.le@lacity.org, 213-257-0475 LOS ANGELES LAUNCHES…

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Councilwoman Rodriguez Calls for Expansion of State’s Hate Crime Law to Protect the Homeless

As we work to uplift families out of poverty and homelessness, we must assure their safety from those who seek to harm them. Individuals experiencing homelessness deserve the same rights and respect as anyone in our community, and we are going to fight and protect all Angelenos regardless of their ability, religion, sexual orientation, or…