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The ballot proposition will allow voters to decide whether the San Francisco Police Department will be required to provide a line item in every annual budget that shows how much the police department spends to protect city officials and so-called dignitaries.<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/cityinsider/detail?entry_id=58298 ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "Dignitary protection plan headed to the ballot", March 2, 2010]</ref>
 
The ballot proposition will allow voters to decide whether the San Francisco Police Department will be required to provide a line item in every annual budget that shows how much the police department spends to protect city officials and so-called dignitaries.<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/cityinsider/detail?entry_id=58298 ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "Dignitary protection plan headed to the ballot", March 2, 2010]</ref>
  
Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi sponsored the ballot measure, and supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, David Chiu, Chris Daly, Eric Mar and Sophie Maxwell joined with him in voting to put it on the June 2010 ballot.  Supervisors Carmen Chu, Bevan Dufty and Sean Elsbernd voted against putting it on the ballot.
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Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi sponsored the ballot measure, and supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, David Chiu, Chris Daly, Eric Mar and Sophie Maxwell joined with him in voting to put it on the June 2010 ballot.   
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==Opponents==
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Police Chief George Gascon is opposed to Proposition E.  He says, "It is going to handcuff the police department on a very important safety issue that has to do with the security of elected officials and other city officials."<ref>[http://www.kcbs.com/pages/6394534.php? ''KCBS'',  "SFPD forced to disclose bodyguard budget", February 18, 2010]</ref>
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Supervisors Carmen Chu, Bevan Dufty and Sean Elsbernd voted against putting Proposition E on the ballot.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 09:55, 26 March 2010

A San Francisco Costs of Protecting Dignitaries Must be Reported ballot measure, Proposition E, is on the June 8, 2010 ballot in San Francisco.[1]

The ballot proposition will allow voters to decide whether the San Francisco Police Department will be required to provide a line item in every annual budget that shows how much the police department spends to protect city officials and so-called dignitaries.[2]

Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi sponsored the ballot measure, and supervisors John Avalos, David Campos, David Chiu, Chris Daly, Eric Mar and Sophie Maxwell joined with him in voting to put it on the June 2010 ballot.

Opponents

Police Chief George Gascon is opposed to Proposition E. He says, "It is going to handcuff the police department on a very important safety issue that has to do with the security of elected officials and other city officials."[3]

Supervisors Carmen Chu, Bevan Dufty and Sean Elsbernd voted against putting Proposition E on the ballot.

External links

References

  1. San Francisco Chronicle, "S.F. ballot measure would save pension costs", March 3, 2010
  2. San Francisco Chronicle, "Dignitary protection plan headed to the ballot", March 2, 2010
  3. KCBS, "SFPD forced to disclose bodyguard budget", February 18, 2010

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