S.F. mayor vetoes proposed alcohol fee

S.F. mayor vetoes proposed alcohol fee

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom last week vetoed a proposed “alcohol cost recovery fee,” saying the measure would hurt the city’s economy.

Supervisor John Avalos — who sponsored the proposal aimed at raising money to cover the cost of alcohol-related problems in the city — has reportedly said he will continue to pursue the measure, possibly seeking to put it before voters as a ballot initiative in November.

His proposal would have creat

Register to view the full article

Register to view this article

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish