Scott Wiener

California State Senator representing San Francisco and parts of San Mateo county

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Member of San Francisco Board of Supervisors for the 8th District (Castro, Noe Valley and the Mission), where he serves as the Chair of the Land Use and Economic Development Committee

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California lawmakers are pushing to pay addicts not to use illegal drugs.

Pay people to stop using drugs: How California’s plan will work

California lawmakers are pushing to pay addicts not to use illegal drugs.

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The California State Assembly approved two housing measures last week that would allow increased density in areas zoned for single-family homes.

CA politicians want to build denser housing. LA politicians say it won’t fix the affordability crisis

The California State Assembly approved two housing measures last week that would allow increased density in areas zoned for single-family homes.

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A few months ago, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law that requires county health officers in California to track how the pandemic is affecting the LGBTQ community.

California didn’t thoroughly follow Gov. Newsom’s law to track COVID among LGBTQ

A few months ago, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law that requires county health officers in California to track how the pandemic is affecting the LGBTQ community.

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