Stories about Lobbying
Plenty of bills that will please developers and landlords; not so many for tenants and vulnerable communities.
Public money finances secret meetings of powerful group—to encourage the Growth Machine with no protections for tenants and no barriers against displacement, all in the name of solving the housing crisis.
There's never been a better time for the city to move on creating a public power system.
Why is it a problem that a progressive woman is openly campaigning for the job?
We know what works to address homelessness -- and the No on C campaign isn't telling the truth
Friday night event celebrates the first effort to organize California renters since the 1980s
UC Berkeley report shows how obscure state law allows Business Improvement Districts, funded in part by taxpayers, to lobby for anti-homeless laws
Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor
The ambush of Scott Wiener's net neutrality bill was just the latest example of how one industry holds almost unlimited power in Sacramento.
Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other