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Sam Liccardo @sliccardo San Jose, California

Mayor of @CityofSanJose, America's coolest/10th largest city. Cycling geek. @SteveCarell’s secret twin. Better half: @kohl_garcia. He/Him. Tweets by Sam+staff.

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Joined Twitter 7/31/09


@deliaacuna1 @sjcityhousing @CityofSanJose Delia, can you please send me information about this illness, and how we… https://t.co/EcurNAHnRa
11/13
2019
@JLKinCA @CityofSanJose Did you turn over the video to SJPD? Please do so as soon as possibleWorking w/ partners like @DSTNHome produces important gains in our fight against veteran homelessness—housing 1.6k+… https://t.co/IfalWIwBXV @thejdmorris @WWomenL Agreed—thank you for clarifyingGreat to see the ambitious efforts of my friend @MichaelDTubbs take root in @Stockton_Cali — his success will be cr… https://t.co/0ZNx92scX1 @WIntelAgency Please call SJPD. I cannot take a report for you—the police will have questions for you that I canno… https://t.co/pHoZfg9JkB @WIntelAgency @mercnews Please report description of the male individual to SJPD.
11/12
2019
Thanks to all of our partners who have pushed together to get more than 1,600 homeless veterans housed. Let’s keep… https://t.co/9EZN0J2247 @BernardJTyson was a champion for the homeless, a kind and conscientious employer, and a great community leader.… https://t.co/kAya0ODdz3
11/11
2019
Thank you to @POST_fans @OpenSpaceSCC & the many who pushed with us to pass Measure T to enable this gift from ours… https://t.co/8t1wLzNjjTI’m grateful to our ⁦@sanjosemoti⁩ team and ⁦@CityofSanJose⁩ staff for leading the charge to bridge our city’s digi… https://t.co/zTITC6uYq1
11/10
2019
@markrif1 AgreedThis @SharksPup is welcome in my office anytime! 🐾 https://t.co/B5Ny8Em9Kl @markrif1 the Union Pacific RR has the exclusive jurisdiction for cleanups in their property, and we’ve been kickin… https://t.co/Fz92IRhdGG @NorCalGirl28 @realDonaldTrump please inform me of the source upon which you’re relying to describe our rates @Rodney_Nielsen @realDonaldTrump Yes, except this is a credible news source, and Trump admitted the embezzlement in… https://t.co/HPDVqcli1oFor any other US President, news that ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ admitted embezzling $2 Million from a fundraiser for veter… https://t.co/4yoa6PCLLA
11/9
2019
@uladz @CityofSanJose CAn you please send me an email with the location (Sam.liccardo@sanjoseca.gov), or alternativ… https://t.co/9p3f1LwRX7And finally, Councilmembers Tom Stallard, Ann Schneider, @hughescr, @RodSinks, Dave King, Mark Landman, Nancy Smith… https://t.co/QdyK7oEBdDMayors @mayorcabaldon and @LilyMei4Fremont, Mayor Pro Tem Deirdre Martin, Vice Mayors Rick DeGolia, Patrick Slayter… https://t.co/YYjMgzz06rChair Supervisors, @LincolnSeward and @DDSAYLOR, Supervisors @scott_haggerty, @Damon_Connolly, @SupDavePine,… https://t.co/cDwGeuTrxu @sanjosejane Nope. No politicians on the board—we want it run like a business, but responsible —and responsive—to its customersMayors Dominic Foppoli, Jack Dilles, Amy Harrington, and John Dell’Osso. County Board of Supervisors President… https://t.co/qJM5PoPz9nMayors @Mayor_Steinberg, @LibbySchaaf, @MichaelDTubbs, @Steve4ElkGrove, @hallidayforhwd, @lerrie, @JesseArreguin,… https://t.co/UV7z7E5wYHThe cost of doing nothing is far too great. I’m grateful to the dozens of leaders across California who’ve joined… https://t.co/pQibqmBzLQ“This is no way for people to live, particularly in the most advanced economy in the planet,” says @sliccardo of Ca… https://t.co/pl9USMyxeh
Retweeted by Sam Liccardo @drivingmzstacey Agreed—will share w/ public works...Well-deserved honor for one of the truly good guys in the business.... https://t.co/ngPXHBLbnEIf you heard @sliccardo on @kqedforum explaining that the "cost of capital" is lower for publicly-owned utilities v… https://t.co/hOmSiMw4Lj
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11/8
2019
Thank you, @POST_fans, @OpenSpaceSCC, and the Measure T campaign team for sharing our vision and working to make it a reality. @WeaselScruffy Not terribly affordable if the residents would be required to drive an hour or more to get to any jo… https://t.co/AMCrrkioxv @bluesotar North Coyote is not being farmed—it’s grassland @bobby21g Sure— we voted to enable builders to move forward with less burdensome obligations in those rare situatio… https://t.co/1JX7SqM8aBConfirming the WSJ's reporting, San Jose Mayor Liccardo's push to turn PG&E into a customer-owned co-op now has sup… https://t.co/JexazaioTi
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoYesterday, ⁦@hereandnowrobin⁩ & I discussed why dozens of mayors have joined me in urging the State to replace PG&E… https://t.co/WcWn7MhE7dSan José Major Sam Liccardo @sliccardo on the historic protection of 937 acres in #CoyoteValley https://t.co/OmJMlJRv50
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoMatt, thank you for your efforts in helping to lead Measure T! https://t.co/OxLXd7r2ce
11/7
2019
Now: Join me as I stand with partners to declare our collective support for preserving North Coyote Valley ahead of… https://t.co/9rliYgKsrKLast night, we lit City Hall in green to recognize November as National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. Stay tuned… https://t.co/eF8yFmbb3WCities are responsible for 70% of global carbon emissions, and by 2050, 2 out of every 3 people will live in one. 🌇… https://t.co/7q1b8dP6CB
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoSan Jose's @sliccardo wants to build out microgrids so residents can keep the lights on when PG&E shuts power down.… https://t.co/aoF4bjcnbN
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoWe are joining @samliccardo, @MichaelDTubbs, @Mayor_Steinberg, and elected officials throughout California to explo… https://t.co/UYVGcXKR9X
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoIn a letter delivered to the California Public Utilities Commission, local officials embraced a proposal by Mayor S… https://t.co/TPy29qbsAt
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoEditorial: Liccardo’s PG&E plan deserves serious consideration https://t.co/A0527sge4W
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoToday, we’re announcing an historic gift from our generation to the next: the permanent preservation of nearly 1,00… https://t.co/jEF9rL8VnW @LaughatLin @SJPDPIO You’re not accurate about @sjcleanenergy — we are delivering cleaner energy at lower cost in p… https://t.co/F4F9ddFZwD @DavefromCalif We’re not proposing a government-owned/ “public” utility, but a customer-owned utility. @LaughatLin @SJPDPIO Not looking to take over PG&E—the proposal is to give it back to the customers.Ahead of PG&E’s bankruptcy court review, local leaders throughout California hit “send” on a letter to state regula… https://t.co/Z773q6mep7
11/6
2019
@patwaite Customer-owned utilities have very different regulatory requirements as well @GinaDalma You GO Dalma!!!Now: San José leads a coalition of California mayors and local leaders—representing more than 5 million residents —… https://t.co/2DmwAvQzmpIt’s time to align PG&E’s financial interest with the public interest—by letting its customers become the owners of… https://t.co/wwOinuwf66What an honor to join civil rights legend @DoloresHuerta on stage in conversation as part of benefit for Raul Lozan… https://t.co/YnLeU3jeFQ
11/5
2019
@Official_tylerg Tyler, I’m really sorry to read this. can you please ask your mom to give me a call? 408-535-480… https://t.co/EmAaT8vPKbWe commend @Apple for stepping up in a big way, and we have already begun conversations with the company about how… https://t.co/9zYi6kN7AP @realDonaldTrump Let me guess: you’ll give devastated California communities disaster relief only if we agree to in… https://t.co/SRjFgc8OIIThere’s no better way to clear the mind than to ride a bike up Sierra Road—and to enjoy this sunset over San José! https://t.co/YnWUYkYAGW
11/4
2019
@samerkamal Samer, can you please send any info you have to me at sam.liccardo@sanjoseca.gov ? ThanksThe mayor is in the house! Thanks for helping us kick things off tonight @sliccardo. Now, let’s meet our laureates!… https://t.co/eeYPpLECfE
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11/3
2019
@TenderTummy @nytimes @JillCowan @PGE4Me 1) the proposal is to have customers own the utility, not the city, and 2)… https://t.co/HYLecNqE9bThank you, @SJFD for being there to protect our neighbors threatened by the #KincadeFire! https://t.co/4MN7rxXABO
11/2
2019
Resilience is the key word for California. I'm grateful to Gov. Newsom and our partners at State, like Sen. Beall,… https://t.co/r2wCiQS9Ui @49ers now 8-0. @SanJoseSharks conference finalists. What do they have in common? An official @sanjoselibrary c… https://t.co/BS76Pl70jY
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoStay safe and visible tonight for Halloween—it’s not too late to stop by your local @SJFD station for free glow sti… https://t.co/V8Xctnc6lb
11/1
2019
The gun violence epidemic is a uniquely American epidemic. Watch live as mayors @Dasharyl of Topeka, @SLiccardo of… https://t.co/v5bIldmprT
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoEarlier this week, I joined environmental champion @JerryBrownGov to testify before Congress on CA’s clean car emis… https://t.co/jLHxwCuXAo"This is a company that has under-invested in maintaining its infrastructure - and we've all been victims of that i… https://t.co/0nFdLwgi7p
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoNo, I won’t be quitting my day job. Thx Mike Judge & the great team @SiliconHBO for inviting me to “Take Your Mayor… https://t.co/gQE2ZliqrI @Pheisinger55 @TheEmmys @YouTube I tried to get a gig as a regular, but my agent can’t land it...
10/31
2019
We're live, talking about how blackouts are affecting California residents. @sliccardo, @russellgold, @susie_c an… https://t.co/Vug5sA6fDR
Retweeted by Sam Liccardo“As cities, we can be a force multiplier,” Liccardo said. “Congress can’t much do in cities across the country. If… https://t.co/9Qsk0HooeN
10/30
2019
.@sjcleanenergy is looking for insight on battery storage and renewable energy projects. Send them your brilliant i… https://t.co/gXmoY94sT8I'm happy to learn of Google's contribution to help house some of our community's most vulnerable, and look forward… https://t.co/RVxDLnRkXM“If you don’t believe in climate change, come to California.” San Jose mayor @sliccardo shares what he would tell C… https://t.co/GZNbphISFh
Retweeted by Sam Liccardo"As I experience children who simply can not engage in daily activities because of asthma, as I see premature death… https://t.co/OE7oFKZ2gH
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoIn the words of the esteemed philosopher, Kermit the Frog: “it’s not easy being green.” The federal government shouldn’t make it harder.San José is reducing its transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions, by 12% over a three-year period, but we h… https://t.co/Vws6Q2a6PlCA’s standards helped to reduce these emissions [by improving fuel efficiency and incentivizing the purchase of ele… https://t.co/6TZdEvBipwThe tailpipe remains the greatest source of our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions, particularly in sprawling, subur… https://t.co/1cpoPqtpQ2Breaths, breakthroughs, and Benjamins should persuade all of us of the foolhardiness of weakening emission standard… https://t.co/ZNGmT0EzK9While some argue that greater fuel efficiency will cost car buyers of new automobiles at the dealership, a sober ca… https://t.co/7UPYLAbzYXSensible environmental regulation has helped to prod many of Silicon Valley’s breakthroughs in clean Tech. Our loca… https://t.co/ko9gHkoZatBreakthroughs: Our ability to protect Americans—and to meet future federal air quality standards—critically depends… https://t.co/9QlR0mssZ7Yet we still have much more work to do: The SF Bay Area still exceeds federal standards for ozone and fine particul… https://t.co/hgCkdLyfiDSince then, CA’s pioneering regulatory efforts spurred adoption of pollution control technologies ... [and] reduced… https://t.co/NnwmsqfNEDBreaths: Growing up in the verdant Santa Clara Valley in the 1970s, I recall “spare the air” days when smog became… https://t.co/rYc2NU23BNWhether we live in red or blue states, we should all be concerned about what I call the three B’s: breaths, breakth… https://t.co/ajoIqxwsRIFor a half-century, the CA waiver has enabled Silicon Valley—and 130 million Americans in 14 states—to imagine a fu… https://t.co/reojJgepXCAs the mayor of San José, I serve 1.1 million residents in America’s 10th largest city. In San José and throughout… https://t.co/TaRuRJzniJ @SVBizRosie That’s @RepAnnaEshoo. -Team LiccardoNow: Mayor Liccardo testifies before Congress on California’s Clean Car Emissions Standards: https://t.co/A6DqolAynA.Mayor Liccardo will testify before the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Environment regarding the Califor… https://t.co/F4WG4iIKtKTeam Liccardo here, taking you to D.C. live to follow along with Mayor Liccardo’s Congressional testimony on Califo… https://t.co/y7cnS0B6cBLast week, I sat down w/ @nytimes reporter @JillCowan to discuss why we should transform @PGE4Me into a customer-ow… https://t.co/ncMhXygACZThank you to our first responders—we’re grateful for your tireless efforts to protect and serve our community. https://t.co/ur1IxjhCcm
10/29
2019
@SJCityCollege @OfficialSJECCD @SJSU @sanjoselibrary @work2future For an updated video link with better audio, plea… https://t.co/A7k2S1ZMr9Today, I joined @PBS @NewsHour anchor @IAmAmnaNawaz, & two really thoughtful mayoral colleges, Michelle de la Isla… https://t.co/KKL04pBctGWe have 40k deaths from auto accidents, and we require car owner to have insurance. And we have 40k deaths tied to… https://t.co/DSEPdHKRdi
Retweeted by Sam LiccardoThis morning at 7:03 am PST, PBS @NewsHour anchor Amna Nawaz will host a conversation about gun violence with me an… https://t.co/wBJ0xEiEXA
10/28
2019

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