Council Adopts Key DeMaio Small Business Reform

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Streamlined Funding Process for 17 Business Improvement Districts Is Part of DeMaio’s Small Business Action Plan I would like to commend my fellow Council colleagues today for passing legislation on a much-needed overhaul to the process for funding the city’s 17 “Business Improvement Districts” (BIDs). This reform is vital to ensuring that San Diego’s BIDs are focused on promoting, serving, …

DeMaio Urges San Diego Residents to Reject Another Water Rate Hike

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65% Increase in Water Bills Since 2007 – Yet City Failed to Deliver on Promised Reforms from 2007 Rate Increase Councilmember Carl DeMaio expressed disappointment that the City Council voted to forward another water rate hike on hard working San Diego families instead of fixing the wasteful spending within the Water Department.  At the urging of the Mayor the City …

Coalition Announces Commitment to Advance Fiscal Reforms

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Business Organizations and Leaders Commit to Taking Budget and Pension Reforms to the Ballot by 2012 if City Leaders Don’t Act Soon View full “Statement of Unity” on 5 Guiding Principles for Reform View full Press Release   Councilmember Carl DeMaio and representatives from leading local and state-wide business and taxpayer advocacy groups announced the formation of a coalition dedicated to …

DeMaio & Faulconer Outline Criteria for Achieving Fiscal Reform Without Raising Taxes

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DeMaio & Faulconer Outline Criteria for Achieving Fiscal Reform Without Raising Taxes  Proposed Sales Tax Initiative Does Not Fix Broken City Government Read Full Report San Diego – Councilmember Carl DeMaio joined Councilmember Kevin Faulconer in identifying “10 Criteria for Real Fiscal Reform in City Government.”  The reforms include significant reforms to the city’s debt-ridden pension system, immediate implementation of …