The 11 candidates vying to be the next mayor of San Francisco all sounded remarkably similar Monday as they fielded questions about transportation, jobs, homelessness, even public nudity.
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi sent a letter Thursday to Mayor Ed Lee challenging him to a public debate later this month on dueling pension reform measures that will appear on the city’s November ballot, but the mayor said he’s not interested.
The heads of the San Francisco Labor Council and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce have agreed to co-chair the campaign for Mayor Ed Lee’s pension reform ballot measure.
Public Defender Jeff Adachi highlighted “fiscal responsibility” as he filed his mayoral nomination papers just before the late afternoon deadline at City Hall on Friday.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a pension and health care reform plan to be placed on the November ballot.
Public Defender Jeff Adachi has submitted over 72,000 signatures to put his pension reform initiative on the November ballot. In addition, San Francisco Supervisors are poised to approve a competing ballot measure Tuesday afternoon.
San Francisco police officers have approved the plan, which calls for them to contribute more to their pensions, in exchange for raises and no layoffs this year.
San Francisco police officers are voting this week on a contract that would allow them to keep their pay raises but increase their pension contributions. The outcome could determine whether or not the city has a balanced budget.
A majority of city workers’ unions have actually signed off on Lee’s reform package but they do not represent retired workers, who complained to the supervisors at the hearing that they were left out of the process.
District Attorney George Gascon Friday afternoon dropped 26 cases involving San Francisco police’s Mission Station.