49 Total Quotes

Gavin Newsom Quotes

I'm opposed to this initiative on every level because it hurts the priorities our community cares most about,
Gavin Newsom
#Community

However, no one is more disappointed than the tens of thousands of couples and their families that won't have the same rights and privileges that Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger have been afforded,
Gavin Newsom
#Couples

I think we're on firm legal footing and legal grounds, and certainly I believe very strongly and passionately we're on the right moral ground, ... Late Edition.
Gavin Newsom
#Believe

The bottom line is I recommended that Tony Hall be appointed to the Treasure Island authority, ... Clearly, I made a mistake, and I take responsibility for that mistake, and I'm accountable for that mistake. Period.
Gavin Newsom
#Authority

You don't hire those positions. You get the money that was set aside, for over time costs.
Gavin Newsom
#Money

This is real. This is about basic, fundamental rights. It's about laying a foundation of equality for everybody, and he missed a golden opportunity to stand on history and to do something that is noble and appropriate. By no means was this a profile in courage. What a wasted moment for his administration.
Gavin Newsom
#Equality

All of us are in in shock, ... This is a senseless and unexplainable act that goes beyond the pale. Frankly, it makes you sick to your stomach.
Gavin Newsom
#Shock #Stomach

It's royalty, ... I think there's an intrigue, a mystery to it.
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#Royalty #Mystery

Michael Johnson and Fillmore Development Associates have shown tremendous persistence and passion for this neighborhood and the opportunity to bring back an important part of San Francisco's cultural heritage,
Gavin Newsom
#Passion #Neighborhood #San Francisco #Persistence

[Mayor Gavin Newsom, citing the likelihood of a successful court challenge, said he hasn't bothered to take a position on the measure.] It's a symbolic gesture, ... It's a public opinion poll.
Gavin Newsom
#Likelihood

The extremes are we have over 550 people in San Francisco earning over $100,000 a year. Principally, that's based on the ability to generate upwards of 90 percent of their salary in overtime expenditures.
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#San Francisco #Overtime #Salary

A primary goal of my administration will be to expand housing opportunities in and around the downtown, with an emphasis on building walkable, fullservice neighborhoods for our growing workforce.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

Accessing capital to start a business can be a daunting process, especially for entrepreneurs who start out with a great idea, but have no real familiarity with the business world.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

As a major international City, San Francisco must form strong partnerships with federal and state agencies to prepare for emergencies.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

As mayor of San Francisco, I will provide the vision and work hard to make San Francisco a beautiful, well-planned city with excellent housing and transportation options.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that, in the event of natural or man-made disasters, San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

As Mayor, I will lead city government, businesses, and community groups to support innovative projects that will make San Francisco streets and public places vibrant and healthy.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

As Mayor, I will partner with community organizations, nonprofits, the business community and residents to improve San Francisco's quality of life.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

As Mayor, I will use my experience to make San Francisco a place where small businesses can thrive.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician

City government can and must help San Franciscans prepare for emergencies in order to avoid tragedy where possible and minimize loss of life and property when emergencies occur.
Gavin Newsom
#American Politician