PRESS RELEASE: Councilmember Martinez’s statement on the passage of regulations governing the cannabis industry

On December 6, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued a statement in response to the passage of new regulations governing commercial cannabis activities in the City of Los Angeles.    More

L.A. homeless crisis highlighted on Keeping Up with the Kardashians

On November 19, E!'s "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" aired the episode "Close to Home", I walked with Kim Kardashian West through some of the district’s most challenging areas while discussing L.A.'s homeless crisis.  More

PRESS RELEASE: Martinez and Ryu Introduce Motions to Reform City Library Security, Block Access to Lewd Content Online

On November 21, Councilwoman Nury Martinez (CD6) and Councilmember David Ryu (CD4) co-introduced two motions aimed at improving library safety and blocking access to pornographic content on library computers.  More

Attract Magazine Profile

I sat down and had a fun interview with Rose Barraza, a CD6 resident who writes for Attract Magazine.  The magazine published an article that highlighted my work on the City Council and the importance of electing more women to office.  Check it out!

Midday Sunday with Tony Valdez

I joined Tony Valdez on Midday Sunday recently to talk about important issues facing our community.  You can see our conversation on the Fox 11 website, and hear my thoughts on everything from our work in the community to the Presidential campaign.

KPCC Explores Glass Ceiling for Women Candidates

KPCC’s Senior Political Reporter Mary Plummer did an in depth look at women running for office and the glass ceiling that still exists for many female candidates in California and locally.  As the only woman on the Los Angeles City Council, I sat down and talked with Mary about the challenges I see, and what we can do to help elect more women to office.  You can hear the story, “Clinton aims at glass ceiling, but barriers remain for California’s women in politics,” at KPCC.