Stories about Voters

Big reforms could be headed for fall ballot

Measures to tax big real-estate companies, cut the number of sworn cops, put DPW under a commission and create a public advocate will be heard at Rules Committee Thursday.

Appeals Court upholds Prop. C in major win for local tax measures

Ruling opens the door for citizen initiatives to tax big business -- just when that's most needed.

Public toilets—and public corruption

The Agenda: Supes want to invalidate contract pushed by Nuru -- and create new accountability measures in the wake of the widening scandal.

Uber, Lyft drivers take message to CEO’s house

Caravan to Pacific Heights mansion calls for companies to comply with AB 5

Appeals Court hears arguments on SF tax on big businesses

Justices seem to agree that Prop. C was a valid way to raise money for homeless programs.

Wearing a mask is a political statement—that you care about community

Plus youth voting, undocumented residents on commissions -- and a major change to the way SF does affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 22-29.

Large majority of voters support tax on millionaires

State legislators, wide range of activists talking about making the wealthiest pay their fair share in this crisis.

Breed’s choices on cops and homeless face challenges

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.

Big money from the cops is becoming politically toxic

A way to remove obstacles to reform -- plus a move in SF to start to "defund" the SFPD.

From Angelou to Zinn: An anti-racism resource guide

Looking to sharpen your knowledge or inform your neighbors? This list by Victoria Lynn Alexander covers everything from donation funds to deep reading.