Tom Ammiano

Reform Slate is what SF Democrats deserve

San Franciscans can take a major step toward preserving The City’s unique…

 

There are more than a few people in City Hall who prefer to operate with little to no accountability to the people of San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Who’s afraid of the Public Advocate?

I’ll let you in on a little secret: The one thing that…

 

Republican clown car is no joke

As the clown car filled with Republican presidential candidates moves its sideshow…

 

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Supervisor Scott Wiener confirms long-rumored State Senate run

Supervisor Scott Wiener announced his candidacy for the State Senate, today. His…

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Supervisor Scott Wiener co-sponsored today's hearing about opening the Peninsula Watershed for recreation.

On Guard: Early battles in race for Senate

The first skirmish in San Francisco's state Senate race is slated for…

Supervisor Scott Wiener co-sponsored today's hearing about opening the Peninsula Watershed for recreation.
Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/The S.F. ExaminerDavid Chiu

Chiu moves on to Assembly after Campos concedes

Board of Supervisors President David Chiu claimed the Assembly District 17 seat…

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Former Bay Guardian staff rally across the street from San Francisco Media Company

On the first Wednesday on which no San Francisco Bay Guardian was…

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Tom Ammiano introduces Ellis Act legislation in Sacramento

Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, D-San Francisco, introduced a bill Friday that would enable…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliAssemblyman Tom Ammiano

State law will require OT for domestic workers

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Thursday that will temporarily require…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliAssemblyman Tom Ammiano
Mike KoozminSupervisor David Chiu is running for state assembly.

Supervisor David Chiu announces his candidacy for California assembly

San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu today announced his candidacy…

Mike KoozminSupervisor David Chiu is running for state assembly.
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Federal memo sparks last-minute push to regulate medical marijuana

Inspired by a federal Justice Department memo, a long-stymied effort to regulate…

Photo illustration by Jason Silverio
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CleanPowerSF needs rates to be set to begin

I often tell people it's important to speak truth to power. Today…

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Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

S.F. Supervisor David Campos announces run for California Assembly

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos announced Thursday that he plans to run…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAssemblyman Tom Ammiano’s bill could legalize sleeping and panhandling in public.

S.F. lawmaker’s ‘homeless bill of rights’ passes state Assembly committee

A sweeping “bill of rights” for the homeless has cleared its first…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerAssemblyman Tom Ammiano’s bill could legalize sleeping and panhandling in public.
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Bill would add distracted driving question to driver's license application

State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano wants the state’s drivers to be aware of…

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State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano wants all new bridges to have suicide barriers

Bridges being built or rebuilt using state or federal money should consider…

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AP File PhotoCommercial property taxes are a major target for Prop. 13 reform. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano’s proposed legislation would close commercial property tax loopholes.

San Francisco legislators are eager to reform Proposition 13 and related tax policies

It is easy to spark a lively debate in California with just…

AP File PhotoCommercial property taxes are a major target for Prop. 13 reform. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano’s proposed legislation would close commercial property tax loopholes.
AP File PhotoAssemblyman Tom Ammiano was re-elected to District 17.

Lawmakers Leno and Ammiano re-elected, while Hill heads to Senate

As expected, three state lawmakers from the Bay Area were easily re-elected…

AP File PhotoAssemblyman Tom Ammiano was re-elected to District 17.

San Francisco’s lawmakers among Capitol’s most independent

San Francisco’s state lawmakers are firmly Democratic, and there is hardly any…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoPhil Ting is running for District 19. See the list of candidates at the end of the article.

Little drama in rematches for state Assembly seats that represent San Francisco

Two Democrats vying to represent the west side of San Francisco and…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoPhil Ting is running for District 19. See the list of candidates at the end of the article.