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2019 - 2020 Annual Report

COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ INTRODUCED SWEEPING LEGISLATION TO HELP WORKING FAMILIES AND BUSINESSES AMID COVID-19

Los Angeles, CA -- Yesterday, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced a legislative package to provide relief to working families and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation included a traffic safety plan for food pantries, the creation of a working group to reopen Los Angeles, increased accessibility for domestic violence resources, utility relief to low-income Angelenos, support to multi-generational households, and preparations for the wildfire season. Motions she introduced yesterday build upon her commitment to providing financial relief to working families and address public safety concerns.

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LOS ANGELES TAKES KEY STEP IN CREATING A YOUTH DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

(Los Angeles, CA) Today, the City’s Executive Task Force on Youth Development (Task Force) held its first meeting via teleconference. The Task Force was established through a motion introduced by Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez and its aim is to implement a Citywide youth development strategy. 

 

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LA River Revitalization: Guidelines for Expanding Open Space Adopted, Prioritizing Disadvantaged Communities

Los Angeles, CA -- The Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries (ULART) Working Group adopted the Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Revitalization Plan (The Plan). Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez led the multi-agency working group to focus resources on park-poor neighborhoods.





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COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ INTRODUCES RELIEF EFFORTS TO HELP TENANTS, FIRST RESPONDERS, AND BUSINESSES AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Los Angeles, CA -- Today, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced a legislative package to provide relief to combat the COVID-19 outbreak and provide relief to families and businesses impacted by the pandemic. The package will include a moratorium debt collection, a housing plan to protect the families of first responders, economic relief for small businesses, infrastructure accelerator plan, and support to homeless service providers. Introduced today, her motions are among many other pieces of legislation she has introduced to provide financial relief and address public safety concerns.

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MARTINEZ, O'FARRELL, RODRIGUEZ URGE CONGRESS TO INCLUDE ASSISTANCE FOR RENTERS AND PROPERTY OWNERS IN NEXT RELIEF BILL

LOS ANGELES - Fighting for even further protections for Angelenos during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, Council President Nury Martinez and Councilmembers Mitch O’Farrell and Monica Rodriguez are calling on Congress to include benefits for tenants, homeowners and landlords in the next federal relief package. 

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Federal Relief for Small Businesses

Starting April 3, 2020, through June 30, 2020, small businesses can apply for the $350 billion in loans available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress. The Paycheck Protection Program (Program) provides forgivable loans to cover payroll costs, interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities. 

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Rent's Due. Here's What You Need to Know During the Coronavirus

From Sylmar to Sunland, I've heard from many residents in our district struggling to make ends meet. For some, it's about earning the next paycheck to cover groceries, while others are saving every penny earned to pay for rent. This pandemic has uprooted our lives and impacted all of us. 

 

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COUNCILWOMAN MONICA RODRIGUEZ INTRODUCES COMPREHENSIVE MEASURES TO HELP FAMILIES & BUSINESSES AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Today, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced sweeping legislation to combat the COVID-19 outbreak and provide relief to families and businesses impacted by the pandemic. The package will include a prohibition on street vending, financial assistance to families and businesses in the 7th Council District, economic relief for restaurants, and hand sanitizing stations at bus shelters.  Introduced today, her motions are among many other pieces of legislation she has introduced to provide financial relief and address public safety concerns. 

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