Leslie Cornejo On the Issues
Issue statements by candidates are quoted from public media statements either direct or edited for brevity.
Growing our tax base is essential to accomplish all improvements. As we recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, we need to increase the number of businesses in the city and spend what we have efficiently. We need to be better at attracting and facilitating the opening of new businesses, both large and boutique, as well as more restaurants in the city by streamlining the permitting process to make it easier to open and operate a business.
I do no support the defund the police movement. The Measure T funds voted on two years ago mandate that we provide more funds for public safety.