Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tag: November Ballot

Another big-money anti-tax front group emerges in SF

The Chamber of Commerce and GOP donors have created Fed UP SF to attack progressive taxes.

Finally, a state Senate debate

Plus: The municipal corruption scandal and the state of the city's economy. That's The Agenda for Sept. 28-Oct. 4

Breed’s choices on cops and homeless face challenges

The full Board of Supes will decide Tuesday/8 whether to reject Mayor London Breed’s two nominees to the Police Commission. The vote will come as protesters all over the world...

Behind the big money influencing City Hall

Lobbyists spent more than $12 million seeking to influence San Francisco City Hall in just the first six months of 2019, according to a recent study by Friends of...

Planners keep wanting to streamline approvals for housing that won’t get built

The Board of Supes isn’t back from vacation yet, but the Planning Commission is – and on Thursday/22 the panel will hear a report on how the Planning Department...

Juul fails in effort to change ballot language

Juul failed today in its effort to get the city to change substantially the language that will describe the company’s initiative in the November ballot handbook. The Ballot Simplification Committee...

Supes, under intense pressure from mayor, drop plan for homeless commission

The Board of Supes today – under intense pressure from the mayor -- refused to put a measure to create a Homelessness Commission on the November ballot. Several of the...

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

The six tech IPOs that are likely to happen in the next year could drive up housing prices as much as 11 percent – that’s $147,000 on the median...

Campaign against dark money kicks off Wednesday

The campaign to shed sunlight on dark money in San Francisco holds its kickoff Wednesday/17 at Manny’s on 16thStreet. Sup. Gordon Mar, former Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, and former Ethics Commission...

Supes put dark money measure on November ballot

Supervisor Gordon Mar and eight of his colleagues have filed to place a measure on the November, 2019 ballot that would close some of the loopholes that allow dark...