Press Releases

08/06/19

SUPERVISOR GASPAR REQUESTS DEVELOPMENT OF COUNTY LACTATION POLICY FOR EMPLOYEES AND THE PUBLIC

At today’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting, Supervisor Gaspar requested County staff and health experts develop a countywide lactation policy for employees and nursing mothers who do business at the County Administration Center.

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07/17/19

SUPERVISORS GASPAR AND DESMOND, ALONG WITH NORTH COUNTY COALITION, RAILED AGAINST SANDAG’S CONGESTION PRICING SCHEME

A North County coalition held a press conference Wednesday to explain how SANDAG’s proposed new pricing scheme called “congestion pricing” would track when and where San Diegans drive and then charge a fee for driving on highways and arterial lanes during peak hours.

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06/06/19

SUPERVISOR GASPAR RESPONDS TO SANDAG DIRECTOR’S UNINFORMED COMMENT ABOUT COUNTY LEADERS’ ACTIONS

Supervisor Kristin Gaspar, along with several elected officials in San Diego County, held a press conference Wednesday about the controversial proposed siphoning of the TransNet tax for a mass transit system that San Diegans did not vote for.

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05/06/19

SUPERVISORS GASPAR AND DESMOND SAID SANDAG FAILED TO DELIVER ON CRITICAL VOTER-APPROVED ROAD AND HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS

“San Diegans” have lost faith in SANDAG,” Supervisor Gaspar said. “They can’t be trusted to follow through with their promises to voters.” In 2004, SANDAG persuaded voters to approve a half cent sales tax in exchange for critical highway improvement and expansion projects, including the 67.

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02/12/19

SUPERVISOR GASPAR RESPONDS TO COUNTY’S IMPULSIVE LAWSUIT AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

"In an unprecedented maneuver today, my colleagues voted to hastily sue the federal government. This was done without any input from County staff, who was not given the direction or time to do any meaningful research or outreach to the agencies involved..."

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10/30/18

Chairwoman Gaspar Spearheads First-Of-Its-Kind Conference Focusing On People In Psychiatric Crisis And New Models For Care And Collaboration

Board Chairwoman Kristin Gaspar called for a first-of-its-kind Board Conference which was held today at the County Administration Center.

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10/29/18

County Releases Annual Prescription Drug Abuse Report Card

Chairwoman Gaspar partners with Safe Homes Coalition and San Diego Association of REALTORS to launch unique new program

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07/24/18

Chairwoman Gaspar Calls For Conference To Prevent Crisis Threatening Regional Psychiatric Care

The impending closure of mental health units around San Diego County is a devastating loss to our region at a time when the need for emergency and inpatient psychiatric care throughout San Diego County and the state has never been greater.

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