Category Archives: Local Issues

2018 Local Policy Agenda

In 2018, CLSA will continue to direct and expand its one-of-a-kind locally-focused program throughout the state. CLSA expects to engage in local policy and advocacy in the following areas: Local Drugs/Sharps Take Back Legislation; Polystyrene/Styrofoam Bans; San Francisco Gross Receipts Tax (GRT); Transportation; Housing and Education.

Changes Ahead for Mission Bay and the City of San Francisco

Feb. 16, 2018 By Reese Isbell San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away suddenly in December before the start of the new year. The regularly scheduled election for his successor is in November of 2019. Immediately moving into the ‘Acting Mayor’ role was Board of Supervisors President London Breed. She held that role until a split … Continue reading Changes Ahead for Mission Bay and the City of San Francisco

Sonoma County Takes on Take Back

On Sept. 12, the Sonoma Board of Supervisors held a new hearing on take back ordinance options for the County. At the Board’s last hearing on the subject in October of 2016, it had directed staff to begin drafting an ordinance for drug take back while also researching the potential need and possibility of including the disposal of sharps into the legislation.