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stated on December 31, 2019 in social media posts
"California's Attorney General, Xavier Becerra is putting together plans to raise property tax revenue by eliminating the only thing keeping some people's property tax from sky rocketing, Prop 13."
stated on October 10, 2019 in a tweet
"The City of Austin is dedicating more than $20,000 PER HOMELESS PERSON in Austin."
stated on October 7, 2019 in a statement to the press
Minneapolis "city government preemptively informed the Target Center that it would be responsible for $530,000 in security and other costs" related to a Trump rally, "more than 26 times the estimated security costs for a 2009 Target Center health care rally held by President Barack Obama."
Turning Point USA
stated on July 1, 2019 in a Facebook post
"San Francisco has spent $72.5 million this fiscal year cleaning up human waste and drug paraphernalia" and "there are more drug users on their public needle program than high school graduates."
stated on May 14, 2019 in a radio interview.
"Richmond was one of the only cities in the state that did not (increase) their real estate tax to those pre-recession rates."
stated on January 2, 2019 in a campaign ad
"As chairman of the City Colleges, I cut millions in waste and we cut property taxes."
stated on December 31, 2018 in a radio interview
"I took over the school district when it had a $1 billion structural deficit and left them with $1 billion in cash and 70,000 more students than they have today."
stated on August 8, 2018 in a news conference at the UAW 897 hall in Hamburg.
Says he’s a "small-town supervisor who has kept a balanced budget, who has increased surpluses, who has led us to the highest credit rating our town has ever had."
Texas Campaign for the Environment
stated on April 26, 2018 in a handout
Says most of Austin’s biggest parks have recycling though as "many as 293 out of 300" Austin city "parks have no recycling, including almost every neighborhood park."
stated on May 30, 2018 in a tweet
"One legislative Republican’s district gets almost all the school supply funding."
stated on April 24, 2018 in a radio interview
Under Rahm Emanuel, "We’ve got tree trimmers making six figures."
stated on November 6, 2017 in on a mailer
Charles Francis "vows to slash funding for parks and open space."
stated on October 20, 2017 in in a televised debate
"There are parks in Southeast Raleigh that still don’t have air conditioning in the gym"
stated on October 18, 2017 in a speech
"And over the last six years, Chicago’s economy has grown faster than the economies of New York City, Washington, D.C., or the national average."
stated on September 26, 2017 in a comment during a mayoral forum
While Mayor Rick Kriseman said he would dip into reserves this year because of Hurricane Irma, he "went into the emergency reserves before Irma ever hit."
stated on July 31, 2017 in a press conference
"Every one of the financial bad management practices that I inherited, every one of them, have either been eliminated or cut significantly."
Save Our City, Milwaukeeans Can't Wait
stated on July 7, 2017 in a recall filing
Says Tom Barrett "has directed that tens of millions of City of Milwaukee tax dollars be used for the construction of a downtown trolley at the expense of: health and public safety; repair and replacement of public infrastructure; public education; and, job creation and economic development."
stated on February 23, 2017 in an interview with Austin’s Fox 7 about her proposed affordability plan
"Since 2012," city of Austin "property taxes have gone up almost 30 percent while incomes have only risen 4 percent."
stated on November 29, 2016 in a mailer spotted by an Austin voter
Alison Alter "has exploited a campaign finance loophole to obtain over $64,000 in public dollars to fund her campaign."
Bill de Blasio
stated on November 18, 2016 in a WNYC interview
On Donald Trump’s plan to cut federal funding to sanctuary cities, "because of a decision by the Supreme Court, no president's in a position to cut off funding across the board. It has to be very specific to the matter at hand."