FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 30, 2014
Contact: Nicole Derse, Campaign Spokesperson
Assembly Candidate David Chiu Announces
Early Support for Soda Tax Measure
SAN FRANCISCO (January 30, 2014): Today, San Francisco Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced his early support for the soda tax measure that will appear on the local November ballot. He will join his colleagues as a co-sponsor for the measure.
Board of Supervisors President David Chiu will join a diverse coalition of supporters at the campaign kickoff this Saturday, February 1st at 10:00 am at the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA at 1601 Lane Street in San Francisco.
“Childhood obesity is seriously impacting our communities, and we must do something about it,” said Chiu. “This ballot measure will provide critical resources for health education and recreation opportunities for children across San Francisco.”
Supervisor Chiu is proud to join Supervisors Scott Wiener, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen, the San Francisco Board of Education, parents, health professionals, and community advocates in support for this measure.
The David Chiu for Assembly campaign continues to grow each week. For more information on his campaign and on President Chiu’s record, please visit www.votedavidchiu.com.