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LA County RR/CC – Election Workers Needed

LA County RR/CC – Election Workers Needed As many of you know, the Presidential Primary Election is quickly approaching on March 5th. The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) is actively recruiting Election Workers for the upcoming election. https://www.lavote.gov/home/voting-elections/pollworker-information/become-an-election-worker/community-election-workers Election Workers play an essential role in elections and in our democracy. They are trusted community…

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Delayed Small Property Owner Relief Program Sparks Audit of L.A. County’s Department of Business and Consumer Affairs

Delayed Small Property Owner Relief Program Sparks Audit of L.A. County’s Department of Business and Consumer Affairs Today, Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Holly J. Mitchell voiced their utter dissatisfaction with Los Angeles County’s delayed roll-out of a small property owner rent relief program approved by the Board of Supervisors on January 24, 2023, and have…

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Barger, Entertainment Venue Leaders React to Governor’s Approval of Investing Tax Revenues in Historic Venues’ Upkeep

Barger, Entertainment Venue Leaders React to Governor’s Approval of Investing Tax Revenues in Historic Venues’ Upkeep Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger shared her reaction in response to Governor Gavin Newsom approving SB 96, the Historic Venue Restoration and Resiliency Act, a bill that reinvests a portion of sales and use tax revenues generated by…

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L.A. County Board of Supervisors Form Two New Entities to Boost Regional Approach to Homelessness Planning, Service Coordination, and Innovation  

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Form Two New Entities to Boost Regional Approach to Homelessness Planning, Service Coordination, and Innovation Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Hilda L. Solis that accelerates the County’s efforts to tackle homelessness by debuting a new…

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L.A. County Supervisors Approve New Design Standards for Residential and Mixed-Use Construction Projects in Unincorporated Communities

L.A. County Supervisors Approve New Design Standards for Residential and Mixed-Use Construction Projects in Unincorporated Communities During yesterday’s Public Hearing meeting, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to approve a new ordinance that will implement design standards for residential and mixed-use construction projects across all 42 of the County’s unincorporated communities. The design standards, presented…

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Economic Opportunity Grant Program for LA County Now Open

Economic Opportunity Grant Program for LA County Now Open This a friendly reminder that the Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Economic Opportunity Grants (EOG) program is open and accepting grant applications for microbusinesses, small businesses, and nonprofits. Phase 1 for microbusiness grants got extended to March 25th, and Phase 2 grants, which include micro and…

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L.A. County Board of Supervisors Green Light First Countywide Labor Agreement

L.A. County Board of Supervisors Green Light First Countywide Labor Agreement Approval will lead to creation of thousands of trade jobs and apprenticeships for new generation of skilled and trained workers Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion authored by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Janice Hahn that will…

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The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) and Los Angeles County Community Action Board Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) public hearings

The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS), in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Community Action Board, will conduct Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) public hearings. The public hearings are part of the development of the biennial 2024-2025 CSBG Community Action Plan (CAP) required by the State Department of Community Services and Development for…

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Barger Brings Train Derailment Preparedness and Response Readiness Focus to L.A. County

Barger Brings Train Derailment Preparedness and Response Readiness Focus to L.A. County In light of the recent significant train derailments in Eastern Ohio and yesterday in Michigan, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will introduce a motion at the next Board of Supervisors meeting calling on Los Angeles County’s Office of Emergency Management to assess…