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Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 05/25/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that Jason Elliott will be promoted to Chief of Staff. Elliott will replace Steve Kawa, who is retiring at the end of June after 25 years at the City and County of...
navigation center
Posted Date: 05/24/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee celebrated the opening of the new Dogpatch Navigation Center today by announcing plans to increase funding and add more beds for residents experiencing homelessness as part of his...
Caltrain station
Posted Date: 05/22/2017
“I am very pleased to see that the federal government plans to move forward with fully funding Caltrain’s electrification project.   This transformative initiative will improve public...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 05/18/2017
“I applaud the action led today by the California Attorney General to protect healthcare for millions of Americans. The current status of the House vs. Price lawsuit destabilizes insurances...
San Francisco Becomes First City in Nation Where All Residents Live Within a 10-Minute Walk to a Park
Posted Date: 05/16/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the Recreation and Park Department announced today that San Francisco is the first and only city in the United States where all residents have access to a...
San Francisco street paving
Posted Date: 05/15/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced his two-year investment for street resurfacing projects in San Francisco, pledging to commit nearly $90 million to pay for pothole repair, repaving, striping and...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 05/12/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a $2.1 million investment to provide child care services for 140 families experiencing homelessness currently waitlisted for child support programs. This...
Tipping Point and Mayor Lee Pledge to Reduce Chronic Homelessness by Half
Posted Date: 05/09/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Tipping Point Community, a private poverty-fighting organization, have launched a $100 million initiative to reduce chronic homelessness by 50 percent within the next five...
Mayor Lee on the House of Representatives Passing the American Health Care Act
Posted Date: 05/04/2017
“It is very disappointing to see the House of Representatives approve a bill that strips coverage from millions people, punishes Americans with pre-existing conditions, attacks women’s reproductive...
Mayor Lee on Settlement Regarding Short-Term Rental Platforms
Posted Date: 05/01/2017
“We are pleased with the mediated settlement with short-term rental platforms. This protects our rental housing stock while allowing residents who follow the rules to gain income to help make ends...