Stories about November Ballot
The Agenda: Supes to question Police Commission appointments, COVID housing policies. Plus: a move to let undocumented people serve on commissions and allow young people to vote.
Corporate interests and developers spend $12 million on lobbying in just six months.
Plus: The politics of the Rose Pak subway station and students get to weigh in on the D5 supes race. That's The Agenda for Aug. 18-25
Ballot committee keeps the term 'e-cigarette' and won't back down on suggestion that the company's measure would overturn the city's ban on flavored tobacco.
Some progressives join move to delay a measure that all the service providers and advocates support, giving Breed more time to kill it, which she wants to do.
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.
SF could have the strongest disclosure laws on secretive PACs if proposal passes in November.
Mar and eight colleagues support plan to limit pay-to-play and secret independent-expenditure campaigns.
The deal she cut to remain speaker means she plans to step down in 2022 -- which will set off a wild campaign for one of the most coveted jobs in SF politics.
It's hard to campaign to be a neighborhood supervisor when you attack neighborhoods.