Hilda Solis Set to Become Queen of LA After Resignation, Eyes Powerful County Position
01/11/2013 - 13:29 ||
Hilda Solis, who resigned Wednesday as the nation's first Hispanic labor secretary, plans to head back to her native California where, Los Angeles political experts say, she is set to hold one of the most powerful legislative positions in the country.
Solis, 55, is leaving the Obama administration after four years and returning to her native California as a first step to a potential bid for a position on the Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County. The Board, consisting of five members, four men and one female, are nicknamed the four kings and queen. The board is considered the most powerful county legislative body in the United States, representing nearly 10 million people – about five million of them Latino – and an economy that ranks 19th in the world.
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