MTS Launches Eat-Shop-Play Small Business Support Campaign
A new campaign to help small businesses recovering from the pandemic has launched by the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS). Eat-Shop-Play is a small business support program that rewards people for shopping local. Designed to get more customers into neighborhood stores and spur more economic development, the program is free for retailers and is supported by an MTS-sponsored outreach and advertising campaign.
Chair Fletcher Secures Board Support to Overturn Outdated County Policy on Needle Exchange Programs
Nathan Fletcher, Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, today received support from a majority of the Board, to create comprehensive substance use harm reduction and syringe services programs for San Diego County. The Board voted 3-2 in favor of the policy.
Social Justice Leaders, Farmers & Retailers are High on New Equitable Cannabis Policies for San Diego County
Chair Nathan Fletcher & Vice Chair Nora Vargas’ economic access and social equity cannabis policies will expand farming, manufacturing and retail opportunities; and create good paying jobs in the unincorporated areas of San Diego County.
Supervisors to consider needle exchange program, cannabis businesses
Excerpts from the entire article published by the San Diego Union Tribune:
The San Diego County supervisors this week will consider allowing cannabis growers and sellers to operate in unincorporated areas and will vote on whether to support a needle exchange program for intravenous drug users.
San Diego County's New Board of Supervisors Move Towards Zero Carbon Emissions Within 15 Years
Today the County Board of Supervisors adopted a measure introduced by Chair Nathan Fletcher and Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer to begin the development, adoption, and implementation of a new and ambitious Climate Action Plan (CAP) to dramatically reduce the county’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Racism is a public health crisis in San Diego County. The County of San Diego will have a collaborative, data-driven response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In both instances the County will use equitable funding practices to support historically marginalized communities.
Chair Nathan Fletcher to Rewrite San Diego County's Legislative Agenda with New Policy
Nathan Fletcher, Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, is proposing a rewrite of the County’s legislative agenda in a new policy the Board of Supervisors will vote on next Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Chair Nathan Fletcher & Supervisor Anderson Partner to Increase Transparency in San Diego County
Greater transparency is coming to the San Diego County government. Chair Nathan Fletcher and Supervisor Joel Anderson have partnered on a policy proposal to enhance transparency, accessibility, and open government; they announced the details during a joint press conference this morning outside the County Administration Center.
Supervisor Nathan Fletcher’s Bold Actions, Ability To Get Things Done Has Driven Progress At County
For nearly two years Supervisor Nathan Fletcher has been the single voice of bold, progressive policy on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. He has convincingly taken action to build a better behavioral health services system, fought for environmental justice, made racial justice and equity a County priority; and worked to improve the circumstances for children, working families and immigrants...