Save The Hospital
The Effort Continues to Save the John C. Fremont Hospital
John C. Fremont Hospital is facing closure in 2030 for failure to meet California’s strict seismic safety standards. When Measure N fell short of the two-thirds majority needed in the November 2020 General Election, the campaign committee reorganized to launch a Citizens Initiative to save the hospital.
The new Citizens to Save the Hospital committee has filed the Notice of Intention to Circulate Petitions paperwork with the County and is currently gathering signatures to pursue adopting a sales tax to fund building a new hospital with an approach that addresses three concerns voters had with Measure N:
- adding a “sunset” to terminate the sales tax after 40 years
- revising the Expenditure Plan to more clearly describe how the funds… Continue reading
The Connections Emergency Shelter for the homeless, a program of the Alliance for Community Transformations, was on the Board of Supervisors agenda on July 6th for discussion of contract renewal. There had been some concern that the program did not have the support of enough of the Board.
From Alison Tudor, Executive Director of Alliance for Community Transformations:
I just wanted to thank you so much for providing comment to the board in regard to the Connections contract. It is very heartwarming to see the community support we have. The great news is that the contract passed with 3 yes’s and one abstention. We are so appreciative of the opportunity to continue our work with our houseless community.
Have a great day!
Alison Tudor, MPA
Alliance for Community Transformations
P.O. Box 2075
Mariposa, CA 95338… Continue reading
Progressive Mariposa Joins Groups to Ramp Up
Pressure on Feinstein
On Monday, 21 June 2021, Progressive Mariposa joined over 100 Groups in California representing thousands of Senator Dianne Feinstein’s constituents to ask her to “stand up for democracy” and affirm that she will do everything in her power to help pass the For The People Act by “all means possible.”
“Feinstein has sparked progressive ire amid shifting stances on the legislative filibuster, which requires 60 votes for most legislation to pass the Senate. She also earned a new round of backlash earlier this month after she told Forbes that, “If democracy were in jeopardy, I would want to protect it. But I don’t see it being in jeopardy right now.”
The groups, in Monday’s letter, said that they were “dismayed that such a considered and thoughtful Senator… Continue reading