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  • Stop Syringe Services Program

    In 2021, the Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to create a “Harm Reduction Program”. Part of that proposal included a Syringe Services Program, which essentially gives free drug paraphernalia to San Diegans.

  • Nurtured by Nature

    June is Children's Awareness Month, and it is my honor to spotlight the remarkable Nurtured by Nature organization, which emerged from the ashes of great loss.

  • Honoring TJ Crossman

    Earlier today, I had the privilege of presenting a special proclamation to TJ Crossman, who is the depiction of a strong and resilient father, an exceptional community role model, and an example of a "Super Dad.

  • Congestion Pricing?

    We've known for a while now that SANDAG, the Federal Government, and the State of California have been looking to implement a per-mile tax.

  • $157 Million Dollars at $478,000 Per Unit to House the Homeless?

    The Board of Supervisors voted 3-1 to authorize a memorandum of agreement between the County of San Diego and the San Diego Housing Commission to purchase four hotels in an effort to combat homelessness.

  • Protecting Our Children

    I am focused on a topic that demands immediate attention: the alarming rise in children accidentally ingesting cannabis products.

  • Suicide Prevention

    We are all too familiar with the devastating impact of suicide, as it has touched the lives of so many in our community. In 2021, San Diego County alone witnessed 364 deaths by suicide, a stark reminder of the urgency and importance of enhanced suicide prevention efforts.

  • The Road to Socialism

    We continue to hear politicians tout buzzwords like equality and equity, as a way to lift people out of poverty. Blame the rich to help the poor, and you’ll continue to get re-elected.

  • Wear Your Lifejacket to Work Day

    Drowning is a preventable tragedy that claims the lives of far too many individuals, particularly children. In San Diego, we have the privilege of enjoying water activities year-round.

  • Title 42 is Ending... Now What?

    As a country, we must have borders and ensure that those entering the United States do so orderly and humanely. Seeing the recent images of thousands of people making their way through Central America and Mexico is alarming, and I'm concerned the Federal Government is ill-prepared and has not put the resources in place to adequately protect San Diegans and the asylum seeking migrants.