Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Campaign Finance

Ethics, supes in showdown over reforms

The San Francisco Ethics Commission could be facing a showdown with the Board of Supes in the next two weeks over a detailed, complex set of changes to the...

The big winner in the mayoral vote …

The New York Times, which has local reporters and ought to know better, ran a headline last week stating that the progressives had “ousted” London Breed and replaced her...

Monster in the Mission spends $300K on signatures

I was out of town when the latest chapter of the Monster in the Mission fight took place. As Mission Local reports, the developer (Maximus, which also owns Park...

The Agenda, Feb 21-26: More Mission displacement ….

The luxury-housing assault on the Mission continues this week as the Planning Commission decides Thursday/23 whether to allow a developer to demolish an auto repair shop and build a...

The real estate industry attacks affordable housing in SF

Campaign finance reports released last week reveal that national and state Realtor organizations have contributed more than $1 million to the campaigns for Propositions P and U – measures...

Dede Wilsey joins big money against City Hall reform

There’s an astonishing amount of money pouring into the San Francisco election, mostly through political action committees, independent expenditure committees, and groups that are raising unlimited cash to attack...

The Agenda, Sept. 26-Oct 2: The campaign madness moves to D1

It’s pretty crazy everywhere out there these days, what with the mayor-who-isn’t-endorsing having a press conference with a candidate in D11, the candidate backed by the mayor’s allies and...

Is Josh Arce supported by the cops?

The support of the Police Officers Association has become a campaign issue in District 9, with Hillary Ronen pointing out that the campaign of her opponent, Josh Arce, is...

The Agenda, April 10-17: Superdelegates, nationally and locally

Just as the Bernie Sanders campaign is stepping up its criticism of the role party officials play in the nomination process, a proposal to create 12 new superdelegates for...

The Agenda, April 4-10: Changing the DCCC rules (again), the first Kim-Wiener debate ….

Let us start this week with Airbnb. The company has finally decided, after many years, to help the city crack down on what everyone agrees are illegal listings. Why...