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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today applauded the California State Transportation Agency for awarding $45 million in new cap-and-trade funds as part of the Transit and Intercity Rail Capacity Program (TIRCP) to...
Posted Date: 08/22/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the tragedy that occurred at Washington Square Park: “Today my thoughts are with the family of the young mother who was...
Posted Date: 08/15/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued an Executive Directive that charges all City departments to improve traffic safety on San Francisco streets and the citywide bicycle network. This new directive...
Posted Date: 08/04/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today signed the City’s two-year balanced budget for Fiscal Years 2016-17 and 2017-18. To deliver this two-year consensus budget proposal, Mayor Lee worked with the Board of...
Posted Date: 08/01/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is providing San Francisco $250,000 in funding to increase...
Posted Date: 07/28/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Richard A. Carranza on becoming finalist as Houston Independent School District...
Posted Date: 07/28/2016
Jul-18-16
Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement regarding today's San Francisco Superior Court decision upholding the Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR) for the Golden State...
Posted Date: 07/18/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding San Francisco’s observance of national unity: “During times like these, we must come together as a community, as a...
Posted Date: 07/08/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement regarding the recent violence across the country: “This morning our hearts are heavy following the recent violence that has impacted...
Posted Date: 07/08/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Police Department’s standoff with an armed suspect at Jones and Market streets: “I want to thank the officers of the...
Posted Date: 07/07/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) joined by the Department of Public Health, San Francisco Police Department and other City agencies announced the...
Posted Date: 06/30/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the traffic patrol officer 8th and Bryant Streets: “Our thoughts remain with the traffic patrol officer who sustained minor...
Posted Date: 06/30/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the opening of the second Navigation Center located at the Civic Center Hotel at 20 12th Street. The Navigation Center is part of Mayor Lee...
Posted Date: 06/28/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement strongly condemning today’s deadlock 4-4 tie in the U.S. Supreme Court case, United States v. Texas, leaving in place a 2015 Fifth...
Posted Date: 06/23/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Police Commission’s unanimous approval of proposed revisions of San Francisco Police Department Use of Force Policy:...
Posted Date: 06/23/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the appointment of September Jarrett as the Director of the Office of Early Care and Education (OECE). Jarrett succeeds Barbara Cocodrilli Carlson, who served as...
Posted Date: 06/22/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced three pledges at the Bay Area Women’s Summit that continue to build on the City’s achievements to provide opportunities to women...
Posted Date: 06/21/2016
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  San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Scott Wiener today submitted the Safe Neighborhoods Ordinance for the November 2016 ballot to require the creation of the...
Posted Date: 06/21/2016
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Mayor Ed Lee’s update on the efforts to provide support and aid for the residents and businesses impacted by the five-alarm fire on the 3300 block of Mission Street on June 18th: “On...
Posted Date: 06/20/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the appointment of Theresa Sparks as the Mayor’s Senior Advisor on Transgender Initiatives to work directly with the Mayor and City...
Posted Date: 06/16/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced two bold steps in the City’s quest to get to zero new infections in the battle against HIV/AIDS: creation of the new HIV Community...
Posted Date: 06/15/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today unveiled Sound Commons in United Nations Plaza, a new Living Innovation Zone (LIZ) partnership with the Exploratorium and San Francisco Planning...
Posted Date: 06/14/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of Mayor’s Office of Disability Director Carla Jean Johnson: “I am deeply saddened by the passing of Carla...
Posted Date: 06/13/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the devastating attack in Orlando: “On behalf of the people of San Francisco, I express our deepest sorrow for the people...
Posted Date: 06/12/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the stabbing death this morning of a female construction worker at Fifth and Shipley streets in the South of Market neighborhood:...
Posted Date: 06/10/2016
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San Francisco, CA – Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that Friday’s Game Four of National Basketball Association Finals will be publicly broadcast live in Civic Center Plaza for families...
Posted Date: 06/09/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on Propositions A and B: “San Francisco voters continue to make strategic and smart investments to ensure our growing City is safer...
Posted Date: 06/08/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced an agreement with the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) and San Francisco Police Officers Association (SFPOA) on the use of body worn...
Posted Date: 05/31/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee today presented his proposed two-year balanced budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17 and 2017-18. The budget for the City for FY 2016-17 and FY 2017-18 is $9...
Posted Date: 05/31/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the City’s commitment to improving fire and emergency medical response by announcing a long term five year apparatus replacement plan and by investing heavily...
Posted Date: 05/27/2016