referring to A San Francisco lawmaker introduced a bill Tuesday that would prohibit the city from doing business with construction companies that bid to build President Donald Trump’s border wall.
According to KTVU-TV, San Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen’s bill would bar those construction companies from bidding on future projects with the city.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has an $860 million contract with Tutor Perini to help construct the Central Subway.
Lin, which is based in San Francisco and is reportedly bidding for the contract to build the border wall.
In fact, Berkeley unanimously passed a resolution last week divesting from construction companies that seek to help build the border wall.
as mentioned in San Francisco eyes plan to halt business with border wall builders KTVU Local News San Francisco eyes plan to halt business with border wall builders Bay Area city officials and civic activists held a news conference Tuesday to announce a plan to oppose Donald Trump’s border wall by refusing to do business with U.S. contractors who help build the barrier.
San Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen on Tuesday introduced legislation that would bar any company contracting to build the border wall — one of President Donald Trump signature campaign promises — from bidding on future San Francisco city contracts.
SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) — A movement has begun that could force major U.S. contractors to choose between building a border wall with Mexico or risk losing out on construction projects from municipal governments.
She was joined by Oakland City Councilman Abel Guillen and Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin during a news conference Tuesday.
The legislation has strong support in San Francisco City Hall.
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San Francisco supervisors move to bar border wall contractors from doing business with the city
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — San Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen told T.Y.
Ronen also identified Hensel Phelps Construction Co. and the Tutor Perini Corporation as firms that are interested in working on the Mexico border wall and currently have hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts with San Francisco.
Doing business with such companies would be out of line with the city’s values, according to Ronen.
At Tuesday’s board meeting, she is introducing legislation that would bar any company contracting to build the wall from bidding on future city contracts.
Alejandra Rosero is a staff attorney at Dolores Street Community Services with experience working with immigrant families along the border in Texas.
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