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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...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 04/28/2017
“We are deeply troubled by the allegations that Wells Fargo specifically targeted immigrants in their account opening scandal. Immigrant communities are already under attack by the federal...
Mayor Lee Signs New Ordinance to Make San Francisco Electric Vehicle Ready
Posted Date: 04/27/2017
Today, Mayor Edwin M. Lee signed a new law that will help San Francisco meet the growing demand for electric vehicle charging and continue the City’s forward-thinking leadership on climate change...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 04/25/2017
“We applaud today’s ruling granting a preliminary injunction against the Administration withholding federal funds to cities that disagree with its immigration enforcement policies. San Francisco...
Mayor Lee Celebrates 100 Apartments Protected Under City’s Small Sites Lending Program
Posted Date: 04/25/2017
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced that the City’s Small Sites Program (SSP) has purchased more than 100 units, a major milestone for the tenant-protection program founded in 2014.   The SSP...
MAYOR LEE ANNOUNCES BOLD NEW TARGET OF 50 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2020
Posted Date: 04/20/2017
Today, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and the San Francisco Department of the Environment announced the City’s goal of a 50 percent renewable...
Mayor Lee, Supervisor Cohen & City Agencies Celebrate the Opening of New Plaza
Posted Date: 04/19/2017
Today Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Supervisor Malia Cohen, the Office of Economic and Workforce Development and the community celebrated the completion of a new open space in the Showplace Square area called...
Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco Exceeds New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Milestone
Posted Date: 04/19/2017
As San Francisco prepares to celebrate Earth Day later this week, Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced today that San Francisco exceeded its greenhouse gas emission reduction goal two years ahead of schedule...
Mayor Edwin M. Lee
Posted Date: 04/14/2017
U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Supervisor Malia Cohen and local leaders celebrated today the completion of the latest phase of the redevelopment of the Hunters View...