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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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@sfwom1 @suzyloftus Because she’s the best candidate. Neither the mayor nor Suzy caused the vacancy. Gascón resigne… https://t.co/HXVjlAnroMBeautiful morning in the Castro to spend time with the next District Attorney of San Francisco, Suzy Loftus. Suzy i… https://t.co/urbNaDXaJoThe most rewarding legislation lifts up people who are struggling. It was an honor to author #SB34, which ensures t… https://t.co/0XvhH7zuuJSaturday is Team Wiener’s annual Pumpkin Carving Contest at Noe Courts Park, judged by celebrity drag queens… https://t.co/wdUNi4P7ocCongratulations to the many people who made Better Market Street a reality! This transformation of San Francisco’s… https://t.co/3ipAkSBuBH
10/16
2019
#SB127, had it not been vetoed, would’ve required Caltrans to make state roads safe for pedestrians & cyclists, inc… https://t.co/VcPvgdfA49Press release: https://t.co/fCDB69xAhSGrowing momentum for our legislation to end PG&E’s strong incentive to go frequent/broad w blackouts. Mayors… https://t.co/YaCCmTobMT“It’s clear the utility made a calculation here. There are huge costs if they start a fire, but they only bear a re… https://t.co/1XuK5XhPhySmall earthquake in San Francisco just now. Another reminder to prepare. The Big One is coming at some point. Some… https://t.co/9HRlzpqYdX
10/15
2019
Correction: The bill protecting transgender people in prison is SB 132, not 233.Here’s the full text with all provisions: https://t.co/8DFD5WlTuFI’m glad the Governor is pushing the CPUC to hold PG&E accountable for the damage it caused to people & businesses… https://t.co/cJfnO7YM6uCongratulations to our home town @UCSFHospitals for being named by @HRC a 2019 Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality! https://t.co/LuwFgOtTrC13/ And the Governor, sadly, vetoed our legislation (SB 127) to require Caltrans to make state roads that run thro… https://t.co/GJlvyDbMow12/ A few of our bills - SB 50 (housing density near jobs & transit), SB 145 (ending discrimination against #LGBThttps://t.co/RLRhBKt3YB11/ Creating incentives for Cal Works receipients to save: I authored SB 268, which was incorporated into the budg… https://t.co/2GMTpNk4Ep10/ Ensuring film workers receive paid leave & disability benefits: I authored SB 271, to ensure film workers can… https://t.co/1F7OrSCaB19/ Ending discrimination against straight people re domestic partnerships: I authored SB 30, to provide that all C… https://t.co/fOW4dlwjg08/ Protecting sex workers’ health & safety: I authored SB 233, which protects sex workers from arrest if they’re r… https://t.co/3wNpoiBixp7/ Ensuring new moms can lactate @ work: I authored SB 142, to ensure new moms (& trans dads) can return to work &… https://t.co/nONhKLOODi6/ Access to medical cannabis: I authored SB 34, so low income patients can receive free medical #cannabis from co… https://t.co/cxxQuLdSgo5/ Streamlining navigation center approvals: I authored SB 48, which was then incorporated into the budget, to str… https://t.co/UahfZ0807X4/ HIV prevention: I authored SB 159, a 1st-in-nation law expanding access to #PrEP & PEP by allowing pharmacists… https://t.co/ZrQbVfjLzz3/ Mental health & addiction: I authored SB 40, which expands & improves the new conservatorship law I authored la… https://t.co/v7WZqMEj4W2/ Criminal justice reform: I authored SB 136, which repeals CA’s most common sentence enhancement. Eliminating th… https://t.co/71mmYrzRZgThread: 1/ Yesterday the 2019 legislative session ended. 10 bills I authored were passed & signed into law this y… https://t.co/O90wet8gPDI propose a moratorium on any word that‘s the same as NIMBY but uses a dumb alternate word to pretend it’s not NIMB… https://t.co/qT4D4SwhUU
10/14
2019
Italian Heritage Day Parade! https://t.co/c1SonmCJveGov. @GavinNewsom signed #SB34, our legislation to ensure #cannabis compassion programs - which provide free medica… https://t.co/PTMne01e6O3/To be clear, Caltrans sabotaged SB 127. The agency actively recruited opposition & issued a false & unethical inf… https://t.co/5R2BDyGJPO2/SB 127’s veto is a tragedy for many Californians. 100s of elementary schools are on or close to these unsafe road… https://t.co/btuNjpeT1v1/The Governor vetoed #SB127, to require Caltrans to include pedestrian & bike safety features, eg crosswalks, on s… https://t.co/qzzXKXGfBl
10/13
2019
Wolves are caring. Wolves are cooperative. Be like a wolf 🐺 https://t.co/4lyV9bwlP8
Retweeted by Scott WienerHappy #FilipinoAmericanHistoryMonth! Proud to represent one of the largest #FilAm communities in the nation. https://t.co/Tkv2c9rVRZ
10/12
2019
@suze47 @GavinNewsom @LegalAidAtWork @CALIFORNIABF If you have the impression that this is the only work I’ve done… https://t.co/xweM5cuLvzLove hearing #SB159 discussed on a national level, but let’s give credit to the LGBTQ leaders who actually authored… https://t.co/n2WjaHr9ib
Retweeted by Scott WienerWe caught up with @Scott_Wiener to talk about the real roots of the housing dilemma in California, the solutions he… https://t.co/FMlD1BTvkd
Retweeted by Scott Wiener29 years ago, I came out to my kid sister. That started my coming out. Since then it’s been a roller coaster for o… https://t.co/kYa36zQTKFGovernor @GavinNewsom signed our legislation to ensure new moms can lactate at work! Too many people are forced to… https://t.co/XnRLW1JBiwJust us Young Dems and YIMBYs hanging our with our pal @Scott_Wiener at the #YIMBYpartyparty . Do you think he thin… https://t.co/nZkF04rpFz
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10/11
2019
4/And we need to allow more public power. San Francisco wants to municipalize PG&E’s assets serving the city. It sh… https://t.co/UZ8TOXMBcD3/California also must reform our energy system. We must make it easier for people & businesses to install decentra… https://t.co/GLTXuiN1om2/I’m authoring legislation (#SB378) to put much tighter standards around these blackouts & ensure people/businesse… https://t.co/Cx6IqJKdCn1/Shutting off power to millions has big implications for our safety, health, economy. Who’s making the decision t… https://t.co/czcIKuTxF8This is called sour grapes by a party that can no longer win elections in CA. @GavinNewsom has been in office for… https://t.co/ufzDVSSwpzDuring interview, Mayor Liccardo @sliccardo endorses Sen. Scott Wiener's @scott_wiener proposal that would regulate… https://t.co/qSgnGYg5zC
Retweeted by Scott WienerOn Tuesday, Gavin Newsom gave a not-so-subtle nod to #SB50, stating "we need to build more damn housing" and that w… https://t.co/a59rSYaDGJ
Retweeted by Scott WienerIt's very possible PG&E is being extra-conservative with power shutdowns because a fire during the firm's bankruptc… https://t.co/8crvbtDXQ8
Retweeted by Scott Wiener @kevinmullin Giants now. Giants forever. @metzsam @GavinNewsom @USATODAY Thanks for covering this bill so thoroughly!https://t.co/KC6taok0WO
Retweeted by Scott Wiener @Econ_Doc I agreeVery grateful that @SFBART is running during the PG&E mass blackout. #transit https://t.co/3nZhAxgO33
10/10
2019
California senator @Scott_Wiener told me that he sponsored the PrEP and PEP, OTC bill because “Giving people the op… https://t.co/7oZI3Mpvhr
Retweeted by Scott Wiener @pnjaban I never had a bike, but I do support biking. I do tweet from Muni, which is my primary way of getting arou… https://t.co/CFHJq29iHmThx to the many who are working so hard to prepare for this blackout. 1st responders, medical personnel, etc. And… https://t.co/VIZSDN7Blh @chtemplin @PGE4Me @GavinNewsom The Governor is doing the very best he can under untenable circumstances. He didn’t… https://t.co/xKZjiWXKbW @pnjaban Harmeet, welcome back from your time hanging out w Donald Trump. I hope you had fun with him as he melted… https://t.co/oou3Ex8c2v @mifuller Looks like I’m already doing so: https://t.co/Ato2Bswgq0 @nminsker Great team effort! @alsargent We keep trying to do that, but PG&E and others associated with the investor owned utilities continually stymy our efforts. @Gregster56 I’m not: https://t.co/Ato2Bswgq0It’s hard to overstate the impact of this massive rolling blackout, affecting 2.5 million people. People rely on el… https://t.co/cW0FFUttIWBREAKING: @GavinNewsom just signed our sentencing reform legislation, #SB136! It repeals the most common California… https://t.co/LsqeFDpydO
10/9
2019
Thank you, Supervisors, for moving to opt San Diego County in to our new conservatorship law, #SB40. Los Angeles Co… https://t.co/jjclkLatfn“This is a sobering report. We are at a very important point: California is going to need major policy breakthrough… https://t.co/qAWGEzjIff“Over the last 3 years, CA has reduced emissions at a rate of only 1.15 percent. At that pace, it would take a cent… https://t.co/jVJ4c7EgmU“Vehicle ownership has reached an all-time high, as has total miles that Californians are driving.”“CA is now on track to hit its 2030 [carbon] goal in 2061. Three whole decades late. The biggest problem: CA’s belo… https://t.co/vT289WJtvqYou are a criminal trying to be a dictator. You don’t believe in the Constitution. You need to be removed from of… https://t.co/DUPbYAsvwoAs PG&E prepares rolling blackouts for much of Northern California, its website promptly tanks. This inspires lots… https://t.co/X4OgE6pL3j @nostarrr @CHEERSF The giraffe is tall, but not quite *that* tall.Better Market Street will be a major improvement for our city’s spine. Market Street should be focused on great… https://t.co/XIocdZWXhdPrEP and PEP prevent the spread of HIV. With @GavinNewsom’s signature on @Scott_Wiener's #SB159, Californians hav… https://t.co/1P1RVPPvg5
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10/8
2019
“We are thankful Gov Newsom has signed SB 159, authored by Sen @Scott_Wiener, a first of its kind law that will mak… https://t.co/PJ71P2wGW5
Retweeted by Scott WienerNEW Gavin Newsom signs bill to make anti-HIV drug available without prescription: https://t.co/4YOt2qTT91 #SB159,… https://t.co/Te54vMcs5A
Retweeted by Scott WienerBig thank you to the Governor for signing #SB159, as well as Assemblymembers @ToddGloria & @AsmMikeGipson for worki… https://t.co/Siq0BN13wD#PrEP is a daily pill that reduces #HIV risk by up to 99%. I take PrEP to stay negative. PEP is a 28-day preventat… https://t.co/E05iWIbe7IBREAKING: @GavinNewsom signed our legislation (#SB159) to expand access to #PrEP/PEP, by allowing pharmacists to fu… https://t.co/DBwlPJVHwOThe art show theme is "We Belong-Pertenecemos.” Artists explore the narrative of Latinx cultural identity & its pla… https://t.co/135PaNjpVFJoin me this Friday (5-7pm) in my San Francisco office as 24 Latinx artists from the Bay Area showcase their amazin… https://t.co/XlLVvB6LQJ“In my great and unmatched wisdom” “I will totally destroy and obliterate the Economy of Turkey” This would be en… https://t.co/KETv46VSlGPG&E rolling blackouts - when focused - can reduce wildfires. PG&E, however, has an incentive to go broader than ne… https://t.co/cH8X22t3b4In this year’s budget, we obtained $3.6M ($10.8M over 3 yrs) to expand our CA Peer Run Warm Line - 1-855-845-7415 -… https://t.co/ymdlb0TxRjAnd ... Muni subway service continues to be awful. Muni should get a lot of credit for improving bus service but sh… https://t.co/5lneJ8gJmsWhile Muni’s subway/light rail service continues to struggle, bus service in SF is much better than it was 10 years… https://t.co/cuj5tbzBpP
10/7
2019
So there I was minding my own business at #CastroStreetFair, when the queens at @CHEERSF decided to teach me some c… https://t.co/lwLebC1yEl
10/6
2019
Time for birthday cake to celebrate 5 years of the Visitacion Valley Neighborhood Association. (The cake was delici… https://t.co/ExlF26VFZuSenior walk-a-thon in Chinatown! Mayor Breed & I joined @SelfHelpElderly to get our seniors out & active. Exercis… https://t.co/PE2SuRZh5JNeighbors planting trees in the Excelsior! Thank you Supervisor @Ahsha_Safai & @SFUrbanForester for planting thousa… https://t.co/2MWOgbnlFxJust had quite an #earthquake jolt in the Bay Area. Fingers crossed it doesn’t come back anytime soon. Good reminde… https://t.co/rLXwvnvM2Z
10/5
2019
.@SuzyLoftus will be a progressive & effective District Attorney for San Francisco. She has a long history of refor… https://t.co/isYiR7s7EL2/2 #SB127 requires Caltrans to improve the safety of state-owned roads so people can safely walk, bike & wait for… https://t.co/sKNBHtQ3Lg1/2 Got an email from someone in Bishop, CA re #SB127: “I‘ve been campaigning for flashing crosswalks. Children c… https://t.co/3ZtOg1sGRhNo thank you. We will continue to do everything in our power to stop these oil drilling expansions. We need to fo… https://t.co/Ptbzp2GjmTCA makes it easy to extract big payments from new housing. These exactions are sometimes payments to neighbors. Th… https://t.co/m221aaBjGc @sejalc @SFBaykeeper Definitely send great ideas our way!!
10/4
2019
I’m proud to co-author this important bill to make it easier to create housing for farmworkers. Big kudos to… https://t.co/ffgaE7dCbD🤔 https://t.co/6Hig259DTP
10/3
2019

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