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Posted Date: 04/05/2017
“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Vincent Matthews as the new Superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District. Dr. Matthews is an accomplished educator with an impressive history of...
Posted Date: 04/04/2017
“San Francisco residents deserve internet service they can trust. However, this administration and Republicans have chosen the business interests of large corporations above the privacy and consumer...
Mayor Lee on North Carolina's HB2 Law
Posted Date: 04/04/2017
“The partial repeal of North Carolina’s HB2 law does little to address the discriminatory nature of the bill and offers no solutions to the state’s unfair attacks on its transgender residents and the...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 03/31/2017
“I am saddened to hear of the passing of Gilbert Baker, the creator of the iconic and beloved rainbow flag.” At a time of great uncertainty in the LGBT community, Gilbert’s act of sewing together...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 03/31/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee, the United Way Bay Area, San Francisco City Departments and private sector employers kicked off the Mayor’s Youth Jobs+ 2017 initiative today. This program challenges employers of...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 03/29/2017
Female leaders from government, business, and labor organizations joined Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Administrator Naomi Kelly today for a panel discussion at City Hall to recognize and celebrate...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 03/29/2017
“I fully endorse the comprehensive transportation funding proposal announced today by Governor Brown and leaders in the California State Legislature. To reduce traffic congestion and commute times...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 03/24/2017
"I want to commend the courageous efforts of Good Samaritans and thank members of the San Francisco Police Department for their brave deeds on Wednesday. As a result of the selfless actions of...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 03/23/2017
The Mayor’s Office, The Controller’s Office, and the Board of Supervisors’ Budget and Legislative Analyst Office jointly released an update today to the City’s Five Year Financial Plan for Fiscal...
Jul-18-16
Posted Date: 03/21/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Tom DeCaigny issued this statement on Arts Advocacy Day: “With the Presidential Administration proposing unprecedented cuts to essential cultural programs, it is critical...