A recent campaign flyer sent by Buffy Wicks is disingenuous and inaccurate and mischaracterizes the position of her opponent Jovanka Beckles, who is the true, progressive champion for affordable housing.
I’m committed to the long-term goal of working with our state and federal elected officials to obtain the resources to create more permanent supportive housing in the Bay Area.
District 7 candidate Rigel Robinson will serve as a collaborative and unifying voice for our city.
Smart, specifically affordable infill development has been Kate’s focus. She has gotten developers to raise the fees they pay the city and increase the number of affordable units they build.
The city of Berkeley gave candidates and ballot measure committees a Friday deadline for removing all signs from city medians unless they want to divert money from the Parks Tax to pay for sign removal.
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Companies that build affordable housing are pouring funds into support of the O and P measures, Realtors are opposing the proposed property transfer tax hike and Wicks is outspending Beckles in the AD15 race.
Public-school teachers are like a keystone species in the ecosystem of our community: the survival of middle-class and poor families depend on them. At election time let’s vote for candidates who support them.
The bulk of my career — 18 years — has been as an auditor at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). I will bring my experience from there to the auditor’s office.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín hit the campaign trail last week to urge voters to support tax measures O and P to raise money for affordable housing and homeless services. He met with a tough crowd.
Rashi not only understands the work of government, but she’s also already doing it as a Berkeley commissioner and as a finance manager for a $900M agency in San Francisco.
Arguments for Measure O contend it will cost average residents $97 a year. But those with newer houses will pay 3-10 times more over 36 years than older residents because their baseline assessment is much higher.