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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

Councilwoman Nury Martinez and LAPD Mission Division Kick Off Volunteer Community Patrol Program

On Thursday, January 24th, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) introduced the new Volunteer Community Patrol program to Mission Community Police Station. Councilwoman Martinez issued this statement following the kick-off of the Mission Division program. More

Statement From Newly-Elected City Council President Pro Tempore Nury Martinez

On Tuesday, January 15, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) was chosen unanimously by her colleagues to serve as the City Council's President Pro Tempore. Councilwoman Martinez issued this statement following the historic vote making her the first Latina in the City's history to assume the role of President Pro Tempore. Councilmember Joe Buscaino (also pictured) was chosen to succeed her old post as Assistant President Pro Tempore.  More

ABC7: YEAR-END CONVERSATION WITH COUNCIL LEADERSHIP ON "NEWSMAKERS" WITH ADRIENNE ALPERT

I joined Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr. on "Newsmakers" with Adrienne Alpert to discuss the issues that mattered most to Angelenos in 2018.  More

Statement From Councilwoman Martinez on Protecting Funding for SART Centers

On December 11, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued the following statement after the City Council voted to increase the amount of money the City reimburses Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Centers for each completed exam. More

Councilwoman Martinez’s Resolution Against Administration’s "Public Charge" Rule Passes Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee

On November 16, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued a statement following the passage of a resolution she authored in opposition to the Trump administration's "public charge" rule. More

Councilwoman Martinez Recognizes Three-Year Anniversary of the LAPD Operations-Valley Bureau Human Trafficking Task Force

Today, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez, LAPD Deputy Chief Kris Pitcher, and LAPD Lieutenant Marc Evans announced the official three-year anniversary of the formation of the Operations-Valley Bureau Human Trafficking Task Force and the staggering results the impact has made in the northeast San Fernando Valley. Since the Councilwoman’s inception of this OVB Task Force in October 2015, a first of its kind in the City of Los Angeles, 1,717 arrests have been made for human trafficking, pimping, pandering, supervise, johns, loitering, lewd conduct, and other miscellaneous acts.                     More

Statement from Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez Against the Administration's Public Charge Rule

As the author of a resolution by the Los Angeles City Council to oppose the administration's proposed rule change, Councilwoman Nury Martinez stated: “The Department of Homeland Security's proposed rule would have a devastating impact on the well-being of children and families in Los Angeles by punishing immigrants for providing food to their families, and who lawfully receive other public services. It will also dissuade immigrants to file legal paperwork, because their permanent residency will be on the line. This is why yesterday I was proud to introduce this resolution.”

MEDIA RELEASE: FALLEN LADOT OFFICER HONORED WITH STREET SIGN DEDICATION

Today, Councilwoman Nury Martinez, Councilmember David Ryu, and LADOT leadership paid tribute to fallen LADOT Officer II Gregory Park and his family with a memorial sign dedication at the northwest intersection of Victory Boulevard and Columbus Avenue.   More

Statement From Councilwoman Martinez on Launch of Fifth LAFD Girls Camp

Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) issued the following statement ahead of this weekend’s fifth LAFD Girls Camp: “I am thrilled to announce the launch of the fifth LAFD Girls Camp. Since I was elected in 2013, increasing gender equity in our City’s workforce has been one of my biggest priorities." More