Endorsement: Hilda Solis remains the best choice for the Board of Supervisors

Hilda Solis virtually remade the Board of Supervisors, along with Sheila Kuehl, when both were elected in 2014. Twenty years had passed since Los Angeles County’s close brush with bankruptcy, and the previous board kept the prospect of insolvency in the forefront of its policymaking, in much the way Depression-era parents often grew up to become penny-pinching grandparents. While fiscally prudent, that approach allowed the problems of the county’s most needy and marginalized people to mount.

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