• This is No Way to Run a Government

    I am writing to bring your attention to a critical matter at Tuesday's upcoming County Board of Supervisors meeting. It concerns the potential allocation of $3 million for migrant services and the establishment of a migrant center.

  • Grant Memo- September 27

    We are excited to inform you about the latest development regarding transparency and accountability in our county's governance. As part of our ongoing commitment to openness and accessibility, we are implementing a new policy that mandates each Supervisor to post details of their grant awards on the official County website.

  • The Latest at SANDAG

    Let's start with some great news! Thanks to the unwavering efforts of SANDAG Board members, led by San Marcos Mayor Rebecca Jones, we have successfully eliminated the mileage tax from the transportation plan.
  • Introducing the Blue Envelope Program

    I am thrilled to share a significant development passed during this week's board meeting – the Blue Envelope Program for San Diego County.

  • Declaring the Border Situation a Humanitarian Crisis

    In a unanimous decision, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors officially declared the ongoing border situation a "Humanitarian Crisis."

  • Uniting Against Human Trafficking: A Night of Awareness and Action

    In a powerful and emotionally charged town hall event held last night, our community came together to address one of the most pressing issues of our time: human trafficking.

  • Oppose the Mileage Tax at SANDAG's Board Meeting

    I wanted to bring to your attention a critical issue concerning all San Diego County residents – the contentious Road User Charge, commonly known as the mileage tax, proposed by SANDAG (San Diego Association of Governments).

  • Vets Beyond The Uniform

    Today, at our Board of Supervisors meeting, we had the honor of recognizing an exceptional group that's making a significant difference in the lives of our military veterans and their spouses.

  • DNA Testing at the Border

    I've just taken action by sending a letter addressed to President Biden and the Federal Government, urging them to reinstate DNA testing at the border. This is a crucial step in addressing the rampant issue of human trafficking that plagues our border communities.

  • North County United Against Free Needles

    A few weeks ago, I talked about how The County of San Diego is pursuing a harm reduction program through the California Department of Public Health, including syringe services and safer smoking supplies. This potential program involves, in part, the distribution of free needles and various other drug paraphernalia.