Supervisor Mark Farrell
As professional baseball players begin Spring Training, a San Francisco supervisor is expected to propose legislation banning tobacco use in all city venues where baseball is played.
The measure proposed by Supervisor Mark Farrell was approved by a 9-2 vote and will allow court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill.
San Francisco Supervisors’ budget committee are brainstorming how to pay for ballooning health care costs for retired city workers. The City’s liability is on track to grow to $4.4 billion over the next 30 years.
A San Francisco Supervisor is trying to eliminate what he called a discriminatory tax burden for same-sex spouses and domestic partners of city workers.
Runoff elections between the top two vote-getters would decide contests for mayor, sheriff, city attorney, district attorney, treasurer and assessor where no candidate got a 50 percent plus one vote majority.
A push is on in San Francisco to extend tax breaks for the film industry for a couple more years.
A new controller’s report says eliminating San Francisco’s payroll tax on stock options would cost the city up to $75,000 a year in future revenue.