Progressive supervisors have tagged Mayor London Breed’s nominee to the Police Fee, Nancy Tung, for being too near the Police Officers Affiliation, partially due to a $500 contribution she obtained from the union throughout her run for district legal professional final yr.
Simply as rapidly, Tung’s supporters countered that her critics, Supervisors Hillary Ronen, Gordon Mar, Matt Haney and Shamann Walton have all obtained $500 marketing campaign contributions from the town’s different main regulation enforcement union, the Deputy Sheriffs’ Affiliation, prior to now two years.
Mar stated he’s donating the cash to native nonprofits.
Ronen and Walton stated the sheriff’s deputies and police unions are apples and oranges.
“In contrast to the POA, the Deputy Sheriffs’ Affiliation has been collaborative on reform and oversight measures,” Ronen stated.
As soon as once more associates are associates and enemies are enemies, however political cash is cash.
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