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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced more than $2.5 million in new funding in his proposed Fiscal Years 2016-17 and 2017-18 budget to create, develop and implement the San...
Posted Date: 05/19/2016
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the United Way of the Bay Area, along with City Departments and private sector employers, kicked off the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ 2016 initiative, challenging employers...
Posted Date: 05/12/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the Department of Homelessness & Supportive Housing the City will launch on July 1st and appointed Hamilton Family Center Executive...
Posted Date: 05/11/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a $17.5 million police reform package to fund comprehensive police reforms to increase public safety and build greater trust between police...
Posted Date: 05/10/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding a San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) employee’s conduct: “San Francisco is City that celebrates and embraces...
Posted Date: 05/10/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee will honor nine outstanding San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) educators as the Mayor’s 2015-2016 Teacher and Principal of the Year tonight...
Posted Date: 05/09/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Justice review of the San Francisco Police Department reforms: “Back on January 21, 2016, I asked United...
Posted Date: 05/09/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the Controller’s City Budget Impact Report on San Francisco hosting Super Bowl 50: “Hosting Super Bowl 50 was a boon to...
Posted Date: 05/09/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the investment of $8 million over the next two years to initiate City efforts to fortify San Francisco’s Seawall. The end result will...
Posted Date: 05/04/2016
San Francisco, CA— Mayor Edwin M. Lee today presented his proposed May 1st budget for the City’s four enterprise Departments (the Airport, Municipal Transportation Agency, Port, and...
Posted Date: 05/02/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced backfilling Federal cuts to maintain the City’s current funding levels for HIV/AIDS prevention and health services to protect essential services to the City...
Posted Date: 04/28/2016
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San Francisco – Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced $1.8 million in additional funding to the San Francisco Immigrant Legal Defense Collaborative (SFILDC) to support San Francisco’s...
Posted Date: 04/27/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the appointment of Ivar C. Satero as Director of the San Francisco International Airport (SFO), following the retirement of Director John L...
Posted Date: 04/26/2016
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San Francisco, CA—Today San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf,Women’s Foundation of California and San Francisco City AdministratorNaomi Kelly announced the Bay...
Posted Date: 04/21/2016
San Francisco, CA—Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the appointments of Patrick Mulligan as Director of the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) and Shireen McSpadden as the Executive...
Posted Date: 04/20/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the release a citywide resiliency strategy created as part of a grant from 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). One of the...
Posted Date: 04/18/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the devastating twin earthquakes in Japan’s Kyushu region and major earthquake in Ecuador: “On the eve as we...
Posted Date: 04/17/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement as the Golden State Warriors start the NBA playoff season this weekend: “The San Francisco Bay Area is excited to cheer on the...
Posted Date: 04/14/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee along with Supervisor and Metropolitan Transportation Commissioner Scott Wiener, Supervisor and Transbay Joint Powers Authority (TJPA) Director Jane Kim, and TJPA Board Chair Greg...
Posted Date: 04/11/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after a San Francisco police officer involved shooting on 19th Street in the Mission neighborhood resulted in the death of an individual...
Posted Date: 04/07/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, Honolulu Mayor Kirk...
Posted Date: 04/07/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed the Religious Freedom Law that openly allows discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and...
Posted Date: 04/06/2016
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after meeting with the San Francisco Police Department’s Police Employee Groups (PEG) that represent police officers from African...
Posted Date: 04/04/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding both State Senate and State Assembly in approving Senate Bill 3, authored by Senator Mark Leno, to raise California’s minimum...
Posted Date: 03/31/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown and State legislators’ tentative agreement with labor unions to raise California’s minimum wage to $...
Posted Date: 03/28/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee with the San Francisco Arts Commission and Recreation & Parks Department today announce that San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza will host Intrude, a large-scale public...
Posted Date: 03/25/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law legislation overturning protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...
Posted Date: 03/25/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the City will open a new Navigation Center and lease an additional 200 units of housing for the homeless. The new Navigation Center, which will begin accepting...
Posted Date: 03/23/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the passing of H. Welton Flynn:“On behalf of our City, I extend my deepest condolences to the family of Welton Flynn whose leadership...
Posted Date: 03/22/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the devastating attacks on the international airport and metro station in Brussels, Belgium: “On behalf of the people of San...
Posted Date: 03/22/2016