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It has been an honor serving you on the Board of Supervisors for the last eight years. During that time, I have worked to maintain fiscal stability while preserving core programs in health care, public safety, and social services.

I have fought for our fair share of regional transportation dollars, resulting in millions for local highway improvements and public transit projects that reduce traffic congestion and create jobs. This includes the 880/280/Stevens Creek Interchange Improvement Project and the BART extension into Silicon Valley, both of which are now underway.

I have focused on making Santa Clara County a healthier community by addressing chronic disease, obesity, poor nutrition, and lack of physical activity. I have authored some of the strongest ordinances in the nation to protect residents from second-hand smoke and prevent youth smoking. I am working to improve access to healthier food and beverages to children and families, including an initiative to put clean, accessible, fresh drinking water in 100 schools and public spaces across the County.

As an environmentalist, I support policies that promote clean air, lower pollution, and increase renewable energy use. After creating an Office of Sustainability to coordinate our efforts, I called for the running of the County Government Center on 100% renewable energy. I also led the charge to clean up our waterways and lessen the amount of trash going into our landfills by reducing the amount of polystyrene and plastic bags used in our County.

My accomplishments make me an effective advocate for you. Vote for healthier communities. Vote for Ken Yeager.


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