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Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed 2016-17 balanced budget for the State of California:“The Governor’s proposed budget...
Posted Date: 01/07/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced plans for the Mayoral Inauguration Ceremony for his second term as Mayor of San Francisco on Friday, January 8, 2016 in City Hall. “This is a celebration...
Posted Date: 01/05/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the President’s new executive actions to reduce gun violence and make communities safer: “Senseless acts of gun violence...
Posted Date: 01/05/2016
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the nearly $9 million award from the California Strategic Growth Council’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities...
Posted Date: 12/18/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after meeting with United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) Executive Director Matthew Doherty during the West Coast Mayors...
Posted Date: 12/11/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today at the West Coast Mayors Summit announced that the City and County of San Francisco has completely ended its use of petroleum diesel in the City’s fleet and replaced it...
Posted Date: 12/11/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement in support of the Muslim community in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the United States:“I condemn the continued anti-Muslim...
Posted Date: 12/10/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the approvals of the Golden State Warriors Event Center in Mission Bay by the Board of Supervisors:“Today marks a huge win for San...
Posted Date: 12/09/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the City’s storm-preparation and response plans, and strategy to shelter homeless living on the streets for the anticipated wet El Niño winter. He was...
Posted Date: 12/09/2015
“As I said last week, after the incident that resulted in the death of Mr. Mario Woods, I saw the video. I found it very upsetting, as many did, and it raised a number of questions.We owe all...
Posted Date: 12/07/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a goal for his second term of helping at least 8,000 people out of homelessness forever through strategies that stabilize people’s lives through the City...
Posted Date: 12/03/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the tragic shootings in San Bernardino:“It is with a heavy heart that I express my sorrow for the devastating tragedy unfolding...
Posted Date: 12/02/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement commemorating World AIDS Day and remembering those lost to the HIV/AIDS epidemic: “Today, on World AIDS Day, we remember those lives lost...
Posted Date: 12/01/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Board of Supervisors President London Breed today called for a Charter Amendment for the November 2016 ballot to require more affordable housing from private developers in new...
Posted Date: 12/01/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and San Francisco Interfaith Council Executive Director Michael Pappas today issued the following joint statement on helping homeless residents and providing shelter for those that...
Posted Date: 11/25/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched the second year of the Shop & Dine in the 49 initiative challenging residents to do all their shopping and dining within the 49 square miles of San Francisco...
Posted Date: 11/24/2015
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee cut the ribbon on the new acute care and trauma center at San Francisco General Hospital and dedicated the official campus name in honor of donors Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark...
Posted Date: 11/23/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Breed announced the historic transfer of 15 public housing sites and 1,425 units to community-based nonprofit ownership as part of the Mayor’s 2013 Re-...
Posted Date: 11/20/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined by Supervisor Jane Kim, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), Vision Zero Coalition and other city agencies, announced the completion of the 24th Vision...
Posted Date: 11/20/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee, the San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA) and the San Francisco Interfaith Council announced the schedule for the Emergency Winter Shelter Program and shelter site locations....
Posted Date: 11/19/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement calling on the California Attorney General, California Public Utilities Commission and the California Highway Patrol to launch a full and complete...
Posted Date: 11/18/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement after a transgender woman was attacked this week in San Francisco and in advance of Transgender Day of Remembrance: “This week we will...
Posted Date: 11/18/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Board of Directors’ unanimous approval of an ongoing commuter shuttle program:...
Posted Date: 11/17/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) today announced MuniMobile – a new smartphone application for Muni fares systemwide, revolutionizing the Muni...
Posted Date: 11/16/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement regarding the devastating attacks in Paris, France:“On behalf of the residents of San Francisco, I express my deepest sorrow for the...
Posted Date: 11/13/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today launched a new Family Homelessness Initiative to ensure that families with elementary school children never have to spend a night on the street due to lack of available...
Posted Date: 11/13/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued a statement on the California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC)’s award of a $80 million grant to San Francisco under Senate Bill 863 to replace County...
Posted Date: 11/12/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee issued the following statement on the Board of Supervisors’ Land Use & Transportation Committee unanimous approval of the 5M Project: “We have a mandate from...
Posted Date: 11/09/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure (OCII) unanimously certifying the Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report and...
Posted Date: 11/03/2015
Mayor Edwin M. Lee joined the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), and San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) to remind everyone this Halloween weekend to take extra caution while...
Posted Date: 10/29/2015