LA City View 35: Sixth District Wraps Up 2017 Gift of Reading Celebration

On December 13, Valley second-graders and their parents joined the Sixth District team at the Panorama City Branch Library for this year's final Gift of Reading holiday celebration. More

PRESS RELEASE: Councilwoman Martinez’s statement on proposed changes to the Responsible Banking Investment Monitoring Ordinance

On December 13, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez (Sixth District) issued a statement on proposed changes to the City of Los Angeles’ Responsible Banking Investment Monitoring Ordinance.   More

PRESS RELEASE: Councilwoman 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

E!: 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: Councilwoman Martinez and Councilmember 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

ABC 7: L.A. Council Leadership Look Back on 2016 on "Newsmakers" with Adrienne Alpert

Adrienne Alpert hosted the leadership of the Los Angeles City Council on her news talk show, "Newsmakers", to discuss Council's work in 2016 and look ahead to 2017. As the City Council's Assistant President Pro Tem, I was pleased to join my colleagues, Council President Herb Wesson and Council President Pro-Tem Mitch Englander. 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.