San Francisco Examiner: Nonprofits Press SF Supes to Increase Social Spending

June 18, 2018

Nearly $141 million in funding requests have come into the Board of Supervisors committee reviewing Mayor Mark Farrell’s two-year budget proposal, highlighting the needs of a city that has become a symbol of the sharp divide between the haves and the have-nots.

The board’s Budget and Finance Committee has begun holding hearings on the budget proposal, which is $11 billion in each of the next two fiscal years, and will make millions of dollars in cuts this week in order to fund other priorities.

Read more from San Francisco Examiner Reporter Joshua Sabatini here.