"Scott Wiener has a long list of New Year’s resolutions.
After securing a second term with nearly 60 percent of the vote in the November elections, the state senator has busied himself crafting an ambitious agenda for the 2021 legislative session, with housing, drug policy, and criminal justice reform all top of mind. SF Weekly recently sat down (virtually) with Wiener to learn more about his goal for the year."
California State Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) has announced a plan to introduce legislation “to decriminalize psychedelic drugs” when the legislature reconvenes in early 2021.
Wiener — the State Senator for District 11, which compromises San Francisco, Daly City, Colma, Broadmoor, and parts of South San Francisco — announced the plan with a thread of several tweets posted on Tuesday.
"QAnon isn’t simply a misinformation problem. It’s an outgrowth of our troubled times, when people who have survived decades of extreme income inequality are now suffering through a horrific pandemic. They are turning to conspiracy theories because they think there’s nowhere else to turn." Senator Scott Wiener, the New York Times
"California has long led the way on environmental issues, and our state’s climate laws will likely serve as the template for domestic and even international climate policy under a future Biden administration. While California cannot solve climate change on its own, it can show the leadership for which our state has long been known, influencing other states and countries to follow." SF Examiner, October 1st, 2020