Media

Paid Parental Leave Study by LAEDC Passes Committee Hurdle

On Wednesday, May 22, the Health, Education, Neighborhoods, Parks, Arts and River Committee (HENPAR) approved a report from the Chief Legislative Analyst recommending the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) to conduct an independent economic analysis on the impact a fully paid parental leave policy would have in Los Angeles. More

Statement From Councilwoman Nury Martinez After Passing Her Resolution in Support of Senate Bill 630

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019, City of Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued the following statement after passing her resolution at today’s City Council meeting in support of Senate Bill 630. More

Councilwoman Nury Martinez Introduces Motion to Keep Cannabis-Related Products Out of the Hands of Our Kids

On Wednesday, May 15, Councilwoman Nury Martinez introduced a motion calling for a cannabis enforcement program similar to that created for tobacco and alcohol. More

Statement From Councilwoman Nury Martinez on Opposing Pilot Bus Only Project

On Wednesday, May 15, City of Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued the following statement after introducing a motion that would request Metro and the Mayor’s office to report to the Transportation Committee on the purpose of the Pilot Bus Only Project and removing Van Nuys Boulevard as an option, especially given that Metro has already invested a tremendous amount of resources into making the light rail a reality.  More

Statement From Councilwoman Nury Martinez on Passage of Enhancing the City's Harassment and Discrimination Policies

  On May 1, 2019, City of Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez issued a statement after the motion to enhance the City's harassment and discrimination policies was passed by the Los Angeles City Council.  More

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