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Statement From Councilwoman Nury Martinez on Introduction of Her Motion to Revise Housing Strategy to Meet the Needs of Homeless Families With Children

On Wednesday, April 17, City of Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez introduced a motion to revise City's housing strategy to meet the needs of homeless families with children. Following the introduction of her motion, Councilwoman Martinez released the following statement.   More

Statement From Councilwoman Nury Martinez on the Passage of Her Motion Introducing a Green New Deal for the City of Los Angeles

On Tuesday, April 16, Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued a statement after her motion in support of creating a Green New Deal for the City of Los Angeles was passed by the Los Angeles City Council. More

Statement From Councilwoman Nury Martinez After City Council Votes in Favor of Paid Parental Leave Motion

City of Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued the following statement after her motion in support of paid parental leave was voted in favor by the City Council and moved to the City Administrative Officer (CAO) and Chief Legislative Analyst (CLA) to conduct an independent economic analysis and moved to the City Attorney and other appropriate departments to study potential program elements, as well as options for an ordinance. More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez Leads Council in Cracking Down on Illegal Cannabis Businesses

  On Friday, March 8, Councilwoman Nury Martinez led the Los Angeles City Council in voting unanimously for a proposal to authorize the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to shut off utilities to illegal cannabis businesses. Following the vote, Councilwoman Martinez issued this statement. More

Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Approves Ordinance That Allows DWP to Shut-Off Power to Illegal Cannabis Businesses

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee voted to approve an ordinance based on a motion originally introduced by Councilwoman Nury Martinez and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez to empower the Department of Water and Power to shut-off power to illegal cannabis shops.  More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez Secures $250,000 and Resources for "Pothole Blitz" in the City of Los Angeles

On Friday, March 1, Councilwoman Nury Martinez released a statement following the unanimous vote in support of her motion to secure $250,000 for a Four-Week "Pothole Blitz" in the City of Los Angeles.  More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez Moves to Shut-Off Power for Illegal Cannabis Dispensaries in Los Angeles

On Tuesday, February 26, Councilwoman Nury Martinez spoke in support of a motion she introduced to empower the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to cut off the power supply of illegal and unlicensed commercial cannabis retail locations. The motion was subsequently passed by the Council, clearing the final procedural hurdle before the being drafted into an ordinance by the City Attorney. More

Statement From Councilwoman Nury Martinez Declaring “Pothole Emergency” in the City of Los Angeles

On Friday, February 22, Councilwoman Nury Martinez introduced a motion to the Los Angeles City Council declaring a "Pothole Emergency in the City of Los Angeles. More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez Introduces Landmark Motion Calling for a Green New Deal in the City of Los Angeles

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Councilwoman Nury Martinez introduced a motion to the Los Angeles City Council calling for a Green New Deal in the City of Los Angeles.  More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez and South LA Councilmembers Announce Half a Million to Save Victims of Human Trafficking in LAPD South Bureau

On Thursday, January 31, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) joined Councilmembers Curren Price (Ninth District), Harris-Dawson (Eighth District), and Council President Herb Wesson (Tenth District), for a joint press conference to mark the introduction improvements that have succeeded in the Valley to South LA's Human Trafficking Task Force.  More