Stories about City Budget

Defunding the police: There’s big money there

Even a modest cut in the SFPD budget would free up more than $100 million for other community programs.

The misleading reports (and reporting) on Prop. E

Once again, some city officials (and the Chron) are using scare tactics to suggest that linking office growth to housing will ruin the economy.

SF pays $58,000 for Uber and Lyft rides

City employees reimbursed for 1,664 rides in the past year with companies that have labor trouble and are trying to destroy public transit -- and that violates city policy.

Tech IPOS will radically increase housing costs and inequality, report shows

Tech gets big tax breaks, small businesses have to pay more -- and Sup. Gordon Mar's IPO tax plan will be a defining issue in city politics this year.

Mar seeks to fund Free City College without ballot campaign

Proposal would allocate $15 million a year to the school -- if there's a way to make sure it doesn't get gutted in future budget cycles.

A more inclusive city budget, housing that doesn’t get built …

... and shocking data on Black unemployment during the tech boom. That's The Agenda for Jan. 14-20

Dirty desperate lies about Prop. C

The Chamber of Commerce is promoting radical disinformation in an attempt to undermine a reasonable measure to address the city's most pressing problem.

Mayor’s sweeps are a failure, new study shows

Complaints about encampments only increase after sweeps; 'it's like ping-pong'

Can Breed be both mayor and supervisor? Maybe not

Acting mayor faces legal and political challenges as the campaigns start to shape up for June