Stories about Mary Jung

The Agenda, June 6-12, 2016: Key vote on Airbnb, Election Day partying ….

... plus the Chron can't bother to endorse a candidate for president and the DCCC leadership is trying to pull a fast one. We preview the week ahead

The real-estate sleaze reaches high tide in the DCCC race

Facts and truth don't matter a bit in last-minute hit mailers. Oh -- and are the people funding the real-estate slate even registered to vote in this town?

Dem Party Chair Mary Jung’s sex-work hypocrisy

She rails against candidates who support decriminalization of sex work -- but ignores the fact that much of her own slate is in favor of decriminalization, too

$1 million in tech and real-estate money pours into June SF election

Airbnb, Google, Facebook, PG&E, the Association of Realtors, big landlords and developers are funding an effort to keep their allies in charge of the Democratic Party. We follow the money

The Agenda, May 23-29: Amateur hour in the Mayor’s Office …

... plus Due Process for All and the move toward a Public Advocate

The Agenda, May 16-22: Big, ugly luxury housing projects in the Mission and the Tenderloin….

Plus lying cops, some very cool events -- and a new level of political sleaze. We look at the week ahead

The absurdity of the Airbnb supporters

Why are homesharers helping a giant corporation break the law?

Airbnb suddenly drops $245,000 into local politics

Big donations to measures sponsored by Farrell, Cohen, and Lee and to DCCC candidates come days after a new bill is introduced to more tightly regulate the company

Democratic Party superdelegate plan fails

But oddly, some Party leaders don't support the idea of giving 16-year-olds the right to vote

Attempt to change DCCC rules fails, narrowly

On a party-line vote, majority tries to keep control; progressives narrowly block "banana republic" move