Faulconer, Sanders, other leaders urge San Diegans to vote for Cate Cate: ‘Voters have a choice between two very different candidates’
SAN DIEGO (October 30, 2014)---Mayor Kevin Faulconer, former Mayor Jerry Sanders, and other city leaders urged San Diegans to vote for Chris Cate at a news conference today at Harbor Island Park.
“Chris Cate’s knowledge, experience and commitment to good government, neighborhood services and job growth would make him an excellent asset for the residents of District 6,” said Faulconer, who hired Cate as his policy advisor when he was a council member. “I am looking forward to working with Chris again.”
SAN DIEGO - Chris Cate, a candidate for San Diego City Council District 6, is calling on his opponent Carol Kim to confirm whether she supports two voter-approved reforms: Comprehensive Pension Reform and Managed Competition. Both reforms passed overwhelming with more 60% of the vote, and each has proven effective at saving tax dollars. Four years ago, when pension reform was on the ballot, Kim didn't vote.
Union-backed candidate Carol Kim continues to mislead voters
SAN DIEGO - Chris Cate, a candidate for San Diego City Council District 6, released his voting record today of the last 13 elections he was eligible to vote for in the County of San Diego. Cate, a native San Diegan, has a perfect record, voting in all 13 elections he’s been eligible to vote in since 2006. During Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s Politically Speaking, union-backed candidate Carol Kim accused him of only voting in “20 percent of his eligible elections during the last two years.”
SAN DIEGO - San Diego City Council Chris Cate released the following statement today: "We know there needs to be across-the-board salary increases within the San Diego Police Department to keep it competitive with neighboring agencies. Keeping our officers competitive with other departments is in the best interests of our Police Department, the City, and taxpayers."
JOBS Coalition plans to work with the City Council and Mayor to develop a sustainable and effective affordable housing financing plan
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego City Council voted unanimously today to rescind the jobs tax. “The City Council heard the voices of small businesses and job creators in San Diego and voted to rescind the jobs tax,” said Jerry Sanders, President & CEO of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. “We believe housing affordability is a critical issue and we will work with the City Council and the Mayor to find sustainable solutions that do not hurt our local economy in the process. It’s important to note that both sides need to work together to find a solution that is best for San Diego.”