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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer takes on Gov. Jerry Brown's parole ballot measure

Kevin Faulconer, who tamped down talk of a 2018 bid for governor during his successful reelection as mayor of San Diego, will lead the charge against the effort to revamp prison parole laws by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Kevin Faulconer and a New Republican Politics of Inclusion

In San Diego, Kevin Faulconer is demonstrating that there is a better way — a way for Republicans to represent all Americans.

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MAYOR FAULCONER SIGNS HISTORIC BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017

With a rare unanimous budget approval vote by the San Diego City Council on Monday, Mayor Kevin Faulconer signed the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget of over $3 billion, which marks a doubling of infrastructure funding and near-tripling of road funding since he took office.

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MAYOR FAULCONER CRUISES TO SECOND TERM

Kevin Faulconer is preparing for another term as mayor of San Diego. As of early Wednesday, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, he had received just over 58 percent of the vote to top ex-Assemblywoman Lori Saldana, 22 percent, and former Councilman Ed Harris, 19 percent. He needed 50 percent to avoid a runoff.

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REPUBLICAN MAYORS CONGRATULATE FAULCONER FOR WINNING RE-ELECTION

A group of Republican mayors on Wednesday congratulated San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer for winning re-election. "Two years ago the people of San Diego elected Kevin Faulconer to clean up city government. Voters agreed with his record and vision for 'One San Diego' and rewarded him with a full term as mayor," Fort Worth, Texas Mayor and Community Leaders of America Chairwoman Betsy Price said in a statement.

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SAN DIEGO COULD GET MILLIONS IN NEW GRANTS

San Diego is poised to received millions in federal money for job training, to cut crime, and create affordable housing in an effort to revitalize a southeastern corner of the city.

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MAYOR FAULCONER ON TRACK TO IMPROVING SAN DIEGO CITY STREETS

More than 250 miles of city streets have been repaired so far this fiscal year, according to the San Diego mayor's office. The pace is on track to meet Mayor Kevin Faulconer's goal of fixing 300 miles of road during the current fiscal year, and a total of 1,000 miles over a five-year period.

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U-T EDITORIAL: MAYOR FAULCONER DESERVES RE-ELECTION

With the June 7 election nearly here, let’s think back to the last time voters chose a new mayor for America’s eighth largest city — and why.

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TIMES OF SAN DIEGO: MAYOR FAULCONER OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN FOR RE-ELECTION

Mayor Faulconer officially launched his reelection campaign and opened his campaign headquarters on Saturday afternoon. The mayor’s campaign will continue to uphold the message of “One San Diego.”

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KPBS: SAN DIEGO RANKS 2ND IN US FOR SOLAR ENERGY OUTPUT

San Diego is ranked second in the nation in solar energy output. With Mayor Faulconer’s continued goal of reaching 100 percent renewable energy use in the city, he states, “San Diego continues to lead the way to solar energy and remains a shining example to other cities when it comes to improving our environment through innovation.”

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