News

News

COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ PUSHES FULL COST RECOVERY OF ILLEGAL CANNABIS ENFORCEMENT

Los Angeles, CA - Today, the Chair of the City’s Public Safety Committee, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, introduced a motion directing the City Attorney to draft an ordinance enabling City agencies to recover all costs associated with utility disconnection or other enforcement actions taken to shut down illegal cannabis businesses.

Read more

NOW HIRING: WILDFIRE CLEAN UP CREWS TO CLEAR DEBRIS IN FIRE-PRONE NORTHEAST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

LOS ANGELES - Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced new jobs to support wildfire debris clean up in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, particularly in the communities impacted by the La Tuna and Creek Fires. The jobs will be prioritized for veterans and individuals affected by these 2017 wildfires.

Read more

LA CITY PLEDGES TO INVEST IN YOUTH, EXPLORES EXECUTIVE YOUTH TASK FORCE

Los Angeles, CA - The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted to approve Councilmembers Monica Rodriguez and Jose Huizar’s motion calling for the creation of a Youth Development Task Force responsible for developing a Citywide strategy to ensure that youth are equipped with the skills to succeed

Read more

LA CITY ORDINANCE SHUTTING OFF UTILITIES AT ILLEGAL CANNABIS SHOPS GOES INTO EFFECT

Los Angeles, CA - Today, the Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance based on a motion presented by the City’s Chair of the Public Safety Committee, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez, to shut off power services at unlicensed cannabis shops. The ordinance advances to the Mayor’s desk to be signed, and upon his signature and the ordinance’s publication, it will go into effect immediately.

Read more

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.

Read more

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 and families in North Hills and the surrounding neighborhoods.

Read more

RODRIGUEZ INTRODUCES RESOLUTION TO PROMOTE GREATER GENDER PARITY AMONG ELECTED OFFICEHOLDERS

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 run for elected offices in California.

Read more

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.

Read more

A Year in Review 2018

Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez takes a look back at 2018.

Read more

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.

Read more