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Better Government

We all know San Francisco faces serious challenges. We can identify the problems, but politics are clouding our efforts to find the solutions.

Over the past decade, the cost of city government has increased from $4.2 billion to $6.6 billion, while the city continues to experience a growing deficit each year. Our government is spending nearly 58 percent more than a decade ago – but are voters experiencing a city that is 58 percent better?

We can – and should – make sure our city government is as efficient, as creative, and as progressive as San Francisco itself. I am convinced that the single most progressive thing we can do right now is to make sure government works.

We need the type of bold ideas and leadership that will move San Francisco City Hall away from fighting about the few issues that divide us – and move toward collaborating on the practical solutions that will drive our city forward.

AB 1726 Would Bring Greater Visibility to CA’s API Communities
2 weeks ago

AB 1726 Would Bring Greater Visibility to CA’s API Communities

By  •  Better Government, Reset Petitions

Before the CA legislature entered its final recess on August 31, members of both chambers scurried to get their bills passed.

One of the bills that was approved in those final days …
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CA Ballot Measures: Propositions to Vote on This November
3 weeks ago

CA Ballot Measures: Propositions to Vote on This November

By  •  Better Government, Politics

The 2016 general election will take place nationally on November 8, which is exactly two months from today.

Much of the election coverage understandably focuses on the race for the White …
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Market Match Program Expanded
3 months ago

Market Match Program Expanded

By  •  Better Government, Food, Healthy Living

It’s about thyme.

When California governor Jerry Brown signed a $167 billion state budget on June 27, it included $5 million for the California Nutrition Incentives Act, which sets up a …
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CA Lawmakers Address Homelessness
3 months ago

CA Lawmakers Address Homelessness

By  •  Better Government, Housing, News

JUNE 29, 2016

SACRAMENTO, CA – On the eve of the State Legislature’s final vote on a new multibillion dollar program to confront homelessness, Assembly members Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and Phil …
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Legislation Requiring SF Companies to Offer Fully Paid Parental Leave Moves Forward
6 months ago

Legislation Requiring SF Companies to Offer Fully Paid Parental Leave Moves Forward

Legislation that would require San Francisco companies to provide fully paid parental leave to employees was approved in committee today and will go before the full Board of Supervisors next …
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New City Website Allows Businesses to Register and Pay Fees Online
7 months ago

New City Website Allows Businesses to Register and Pay Fees Online

San Francisco Treasurer Jose Cisneros has launched a new website intended to make it easier for businesses to register and pay fees quickly online.

Anyone engaging in business in …
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