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Scott Wiener @Scott_Wiener San Francisco, California

CA State Senator. Chair, Housing Committee. Chair, LGBT Legislative Caucus. Housing/transit/climate/criminal justice reform/health/end poverty. Democrat.🏳️‍🌈

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Today - the anniversary of Sandy Hook - is the annual United Playaz gun buyback: 1038 Howard St, until noon. People… https://t.co/x8zXwBcJbJOne of my favorite holiday events each year - Pacific Islanders Together toy giveaway for the Bayshore community. B… https://t.co/vQ8TFEQOBDIt’s been 7 years since #SandyHook. 7 years of more school shootings. In big cities. Small towns. At homecoming.… https://t.co/umltuQWDoE
Retweeted by Scott WienerA pro-housing organization based in San Francisco is looking for a Development Director! Looking for an opportunity… https://t.co/Yct168N1mBPG&E can’t be trusted to deliver power reliably & safely & @GavinNewsom correctly rejected PG&E’s plan to preserve… https://t.co/uUPROHO6xE
12/14
2019
I ❤️ @lizzo https://t.co/mGp4o0mWeQWe're ready to fight alongside @interACT_adv, @ACLU_CAP & @Scott_Wiener to pass #SB201 because #intersex rights are… https://t.co/q5ZqRwp6th
Retweeted by Scott WienerHmm, I wouldn’t characterize legalizing more homes on the west side of San Francisco as “rape.” I think it’s more… https://t.co/9DpUcDTz0F
12/13
2019
@g__mags Thanks. That’s a mistake. We’re adding $50 & $100 & welcome all support at all levels!10/ These endorsements didn’t just randomly happen. They happened because I‘ve worked closely with our local commun… https://t.co/c9OCyNoF669/ Proud to be endorsed by San Mateo County Education leaders: Jefferson Union High School District Trustees… https://t.co/YsOYPd5jlb8/ Proud to be endorsed by all 5 members of Daly City Council: Mayor Ray Buenaventura & Council Members… https://t.co/pnzY41FzuA7/ I’m proud to have broad support among San Mateo County elected leaders, including: All five members of the San… https://t.co/sJtu0kpXOA6/ Proud to be endorsed by SF education leaders: School Board Members @rpnorton, Jenny Lam, @stevoncook, as well as… https://t.co/x8Uto3D0Xl5/ Proud to be endorsed by SF leaders: Assemblymembers @DavidChiu & @PhilTing, Mayor @LondonBreed, Supervisors… https://t.co/eUw8W2DjC64/ Proud to be endorsed by Governor @GavinNewsom, as well as Lt. Gov. @EleniForCA, Secretary of State… https://t.co/MA4uZPvK323/ Proud to be endorsed by major labor organizations, including the California Labor Federation (@CaliforniaLabor),… https://t.co/CwFRDfkYr82/ Honored to be endorsed by the California Democratic Party, CA Young Democrats, @alicelgbtdems, @UnitedDemClub &… https://t.co/bsGUOYBXea1/ I’m honored to announce endorsements of my reelection to the Senate. Complete list: https://t.co/JhIdLJWVhh Pro… https://t.co/HQbIgUQjJ7
12/12
2019
@ShengForOakland Thanks for the support!!!Last night the Oakland City Council passed a resolution in support of SB378, a bill introduced by Sen @Scott_Wienerhttps://t.co/VbTF7oyvn6
Retweeted by Scott WienerToo many cities say they’re green (eg, declaring climate emergencies) while doing little to promote sustainable tra… https://t.co/XfZA06w2FZYet another shooting at a Jewish gathering place. The attacks on our community - here & abroad - are terrifying & a… https://t.co/89uMvtpzaqThanks @fakedansavage! https://t.co/pGI8noEhrbMany of the same people who inaccurately predicted #SB35 would lead to displacement of low income communities - SB… https://t.co/cn50Ou2Jx32 more affordable housing projects - this time in LA - approved under #SB35, my housing streamlining law. Some clai… https://t.co/8zXcWOjJDn.@Scott_Wiener and others read wishes for the future (including one from @BarackObama!) written on the over 17,000… https://t.co/pADrwdDDOc
Retweeted by Scott Wiener @SpeakerPelosi @TeamPelosi @RepSpeier In the CA State Senate (District 11), we're proud to endorse @Scott_Wiener! https://t.co/BNNv8yyiBO
Retweeted by Scott WienerLos Angeles is getting more affordable housing faster thanks to Senator @Scott_Wiener's SB35. https://t.co/uJDlJ7bLWT
Retweeted by Scott WienerSF & CA are moving decisively to protect renters. I co-authored @DavidChiu’s bill to establish a statewide rent cap… https://t.co/QhEDIsbbxV
12/11
2019
Thank you @eqca for endorsing my reelection. I’ll always fight for the #LGBT community - to ensure fair & equitable… https://t.co/WkZbpbzFMq“We’ve got to break down the silos so that when we organize we can strike with one blow. YIMBYs, they’re a part of… https://t.co/wmkCDQcSOZThank you California Labor Federation for recognizing my support for working people with a 100% rating. I’ve receiv… https://t.co/qwbEWZRtck
12/10
2019
Donald Trump is an anti-Semite, plain & simple. He spreads anti-Semitic tropes & empowers nazis. He is no friend… https://t.co/AdRhvpdaLPIt’s irresponsible to run ads signaling to people at risk for #HIV that #PrEP is dangerous. Side effects from PrEP… https://t.co/jLscgJp9HBCA is failing to ensure people have access to mental health services. So many - homeless & housed - are suffering.… https://t.co/toyQgNdvKJParroting anti-vax talking points is, indeed, anti-vax. Please re-focus your efforts on actual science. Alternati… https://t.co/2Pgbj9BD30
12/9
2019
Building the millions of homes CA needs & protecting residents from displacement aren’t mutually exclusive. Indeed… https://t.co/B2IH8R5HaXLegislation to increase housing production is often met with displacement concerns. These concerns were raised abo… https://t.co/pRDbtyPLwWWhat happened to @KatieHill4CA is deeply disgusting. I wish she hadn’t resigned, but it was a deeply personal decis… https://t.co/hl44mp1xMw
12/8
2019
Single family homes are good. Single family home *zoning*, by contrast - i.e., banning all housing other than sing… https://t.co/g9hYcyCBcvThis is why we’re working to pass #SB132, allowing #transgender inmates to be housed in prison per to their gender… https://t.co/j3eXQYVf69
12/7
2019
Asset tests - kicking people off public assistance if they dare to save a bit of money or have a non-junker car to… https://t.co/yyt4FXnUjeFor the record: Average SF rent is $3,800/month. Average SF home price is $1.4 million. Respectfully to my forme… https://t.co/0tCQewtJh7
12/6
2019
@Scott_Wiener @anniefryman This is the best sentence I've read so far all day 😍😍😍 Thank you @Scott_Wiener & team f… https://t.co/5WvGgUajcG
Retweeted by Scott Wiener.@SpeakerPelosi is a national hero. She is leading the effort to save our democracy. I’m so proud to call her my Member of Congress.3/ So when certain San Francisco advocates & certain San Francisco Supervisors claim that #SB50 doesn’t do enough f… https://t.co/Ra0NQ2xJfu2/ In addition to ending restrictive, exclusionary zoning, #SB50 has strong tenant & anti-demolition protections. T… https://t.co/otFrMuJ2xE1/ In 70% of SF, apartments & affordable housing are banned due to restrictive zoning. This raises huge equity iss… https://t.co/5iPt7Lq8XiAs the Bible says: For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat — when I provided a paystub. I was thirsty a… https://t.co/FG7IK88Nzo
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12/5
2019
Thank you to openly #LGBTQ champions Senator @Scott_Wiener and President Pro Tem @SenToniAtkins for your unwavering… https://t.co/Pk7HlK05jP
Retweeted by Scott WienerExclusionary zoning is one of the most ubiquitously racist things that survived the Civil Rights Movement, and anyo… https://t.co/7RML4JxFMh
Retweeted by Scott WienerDon’t worry, Mr. President. I’ll see you at your trial. https://t.co/iiS17NY4Ry
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12/4
2019
It’s been an honor to support my friend @KamalaHarris & I’m sad to see her withdraw from the race. She would be a g… https://t.co/AcVhSbTQvrPublic power is the future. PG&E is unstable & has proven over & over that it isn’t capable of running a reliable &… https://t.co/y08qjNnmcF"I live in a city and yet I don't want density." "I don't want to pay higher taxes yet I don't understand why there… https://t.co/FuV8friqXs
Retweeted by Scott WienerAnti-semitism is alive & well in the U.S. & internationally. We Jews cannot take our community’s safety for grante… https://t.co/fqGZG5lr0J
12/3
2019
PS: Tech & other industries needs to pay more taxes & we need to repeal the damn Trump tax cut. Some of that money… https://t.co/ZcP17bQrmy
12/2
2019
By saying “tech needs to fix the housing mess,” all we do is pass the buck & delay inevitable hard decisions to end… https://t.co/iMqAjejUHgTech didn’t cause CA’s housing crisis & tech can’t fix it. Tech doesn’t make housing policy or issue building perm… https://t.co/Tts6wr8xiZI’m working as part of a coalition to achieve these goals & passed legislation to decriminalize #HIV (SB 239), to s… https://t.co/pogzo4zYjvThis #WorldAIDSDay, let’s recommit to: -End new #HIV infections, by expanding access to #PrEP & PEP -Expand acces… https://t.co/v5WLk4A5WdWhile Ohio & other states pass illegal & inhumane abortion bans—attempting to control our bodies & force us to carr… https://t.co/ZOm4MsXg5S
Retweeted by Scott WienerThis is amazing. Note what happens to measles when vaccines became standard. https://t.co/oR0TuG7tcd
12/1
2019
It’s not every day your legislation is written up in New England Journal of Medicine. I authored #SB159, allowing… https://t.co/Dg6qSZzzmq
11/30
2019
This is big. Housing is a statewide concern: 3.5M home shortage, so many living in cars, the threat to our economy… https://t.co/nxTE9rMjwFThis is frightening & insane—“A bill to ban abortion introduced in the Ohio legislature requires doctors to ‘reimpl… https://t.co/NECPEL545H
Retweeted by Scott Wiener @sexnrsoftheppl @JuliaLMarcus @NEJM @IngridKatzMD @ashishkjha And that’s why Mission Wellness so strongly supported… https://t.co/sbeEWRwdTY @sexnrsoftheppl @JuliaLMarcus @NEJM @IngridKatzMD @ashishkjha Not really. Collaborative practice agreements are a b… https://t.co/RnhksIJdYtHappy #Thanksgiving, from our crew to yours! 🦃 🥧 🍷 https://t.co/IBr0N0JJ8v
11/29
2019
Because sometimes a gal needs to spend #Thanksgiving morning in a muddy puddle. Happy turkey day! https://t.co/Fchpzwmz3r @kardiologykazi @NEJM @IngridKatzMD @ashishkjha I think the better way to frame it is that we took a big step in ex… https://t.co/JZgM1pbDij @kardiologykazi @NEJM @IngridKatzMD @ashishkjha Thank you for writing about this legislation. It was an honor to au… https://t.co/ZlkDpt8l1pJust a simple graph of California. So we could put things into perspective. https://t.co/mJLMYWH0GV
Retweeted by Scott WienerThe annual public cost that a city bears for each suburban home is more than double that of each urban infill home,… https://t.co/E34zUvNrlg
Retweeted by Scott Wiener @sexnrsoftheppl @JuliaLMarcus @NEJM @IngridKatzMD @ashishkjha I think that’s an over-statement. You’re right about… https://t.co/6CYjRwaFpn @anniefryman Vox has written some strong pieces on the link between sprawl zoning & climate change. Unfortunately,… https://t.co/LP3flez3lz @voxdotcom Surprised @voxdotcom didn’t mention people driving less, which means allowing people to live closer to w… https://t.co/Enf69F2nWv33 years. 9 counties. 150,000 people helped. $138 million distributed. Our goal is to create stability in the live… https://t.co/UOkHIHMzBz
Retweeted by Scott WienerThank you @Scott_Wiener. You're the most pro-housing elected official in all of California - SB 827, SB 828, SB 50,… https://t.co/52T63n8dtR
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11/28
2019
I also have to thank @Scott_Wiener for his leadership with #SB827 and #SB50 and for coming to Seaside to talk about… https://t.co/lLBvaBJIkW
Retweeted by Scott WienerThe systematic global disinformation campaign against vaccines is leading to a surge of measles, including 5K death… https://t.co/MFTUt3polkThe work we do is only possible because Team Wiener has the most brilliant, committed, hard-working staff around. T… https://t.co/0PrCOa3W6YAs climate change accelerates, we need bold action. According to a new U.N. report, that means more housing density… https://t.co/UMkrFkUJdPGreat to see this recognition of @Scott_Wiener's work on getting affordable housing actually built from the… https://t.co/DB8X8p6ikd
Retweeted by Scott Wiener @HollyDahl2019 I passed legislation expanding paid parental leave when I was on the board of supervisors. It’s all important.
11/27
2019
Proud to receive a 100% score from @eqca. I’ll always fight for the #LGBT community. https://t.co/W7CmbU8mKe @marcus_ismael Thank you!New moms shouldn’t have to choose between breastfeeding their babies & returning to work. I authored legislation th… https://t.co/kYZhrbizhVHere’s information on our legislation, SB 923, to modernize eyewitness lineup standards so that innocent people ar… https://t.co/Btz2v8x2AnIt’s devastating - for the person convicted, for the victim & for the community - when innocent people are falsely… https://t.co/OXxACRcO0j
11/26
2019
This is really important & meaningful. The @AIDSQuilt is a core community treasure - documenting & remembering tho… https://t.co/1Jr7krnfvOWe need to close down a state prison. In the 80s & 90s, CA built 23 new prisons. Our prison population exploded,… https://t.co/5X4T8QIBUi
11/25
2019
agree with this. a good deal of local government revolves around people who can show up to meetings, which typicall… https://t.co/s5FqbqcFyT
Retweeted by Scott WienerIn case you wonder how NIMBYism gets entrenched: I once emailed the Cambridge city council to ask about opening the… https://t.co/aeChcD3OgV
Retweeted by Scott WienerCommunity meetings & City Hall hearings rarely reflect the broad community, since most people don’t have the time/a… https://t.co/a6wUmC87b2Thank you to Terry Thornton of the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation for this great photo!I spent #Transgender Day of Remembrance with trans & ally inmates @ San Quentin. The inmates put on an inspiring ce… https://t.co/hVdmgVAntgAnd here’s me driving the Zamboni (& looking goofy while doing it) to “cut” the ribbon & officially open… https://t.co/88QGkvhkNBThank you @SFGate for covering our Zamboni escapades. Now everyone needs to go to @winterparkrink at Civic Center P… https://t.co/ocpizWVOcm
11/24
2019

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