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mef52018
Posted Date: 05/30/2018
Mayor Mark Farrell and Supervisor Malia Cohen today announced that the City will spend $10 million annually in soda tax revenue to address health inequities, with a specific focus on improving...
SFDA Announcement
Posted Date: 05/24/2018
Any time we lose a life on our streets, it is a tragedy. This holds true for Mario Woods and Luis Góngora Pat. I continue to offer my condolences to families and friends who continue mourn. After...
sfgh funding
Posted Date: 05/24/2018
Mayor Mark Farrell today announced that his two-year budget will include more than $4 million additional funding for HIV/AIDS prevention and health services programs, helping to backfill local and...
sf construction cost
Posted Date: 05/22/2018
Mayor Mark Farrell announced the creation of three public-private working groups that will provide recommendations by July 31 to reduce affordable housing construction costs and increase the number...
sannouncement
Posted Date: 05/17/2018
Mayor Mark Farrell announced today that he will invest $6 million to create a dedicated drug addiction street team and bring opioid treatment directly to people experiencing addiction on San...
Mayor Mark Farrell 2018
Posted Date: 05/15/2018
I am extremely disappointed that the Board of Supervisors decided to politicize the appointment process of the Police Commission at such a crucial time in our city. Rejecting the reappointments of...
sfpd funding announcement
Posted Date: 05/15/2018
Mayor Mark Farrell today announced $34.2 million in new public safety investments, including a strategic plan to add 250 more sworn personnel to the police department over the next four years and...
Commissioner Julius Truman
Posted Date: 05/14/2018
As a longtime member of the Police Commission, Julius Turman provided honest candor and oversight, working tirelessly to make this city safe and secure for everyone. He was a...
budgetJB
Posted Date: 05/11/2018
Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to the Fiscal Year 2018-19 state budget, which reflects continued revenue growth and a sizable one-time surplus. Due to the Governor’s leadership...
homelessness investment
Posted Date: 05/10/2018
Mayor Mark Farrell today announced approximately $30 million in additional general fund investments in the next fiscal year for homelessness prevention initiatives, supportive housing programs and...