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Issues

As our City Councilmember, Steve has worked tirelessly on a range of issues including those listed below. 

Climate Change

Steve has worked to fight climate change by improving transit, championing new housing close to jobs, and modernizing the city vehicle standards.


Homelessness

Steve has worked to reduce homelessness by stopping unfair rent increases and unfair evictions, building and preserving affordable housing, championing an affordable housing bond, and supporting creating 800 new shelter beds for women and children.


Economic Equity

Steve continues to work on advancing equity by hiring a diverse city workforce, accelerating public safety reforms, and creating inclusive economic opportunities for disadvantaged communities and small businesses.


Investing in Our Neighborhoods

Steve has worked to open new parks and playgrounds, fund literacy programs, champion the Powerhouse Science Center, and
reopen Washington Elementary as a STEAM School.


Arts Programs

Steve has long worked to promote the arts through new innovation and equity grants for local artists, connect kids with art, and champion the Clara, the Sofia, the Verge, and the Warehouse Artist Lofts.


An Independent Voice

Steve led the charge to create an independent City Auditor and enact important data transparency programs at City Hall. Steve also led the opposition to the "Strong Mayor" campaign, which would have given the mayor sweeping new authority to bypass the elected City Council on a range of issues.



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