To all San Mateo parents, when your child graduates, do you want them to be able to afford to rent their own place, or would you prefer they move back in with you? Given the current situation, it will most likely be extremely difficult for them to be able to afford rent here. Don't you want them to be able to make it on their own?
After the students presented, I was able to ask them the question, "There is much misunderstanding about this measure, and many homeowners feel threatened. Can you please explain how this actually doesn't hurt them?" The students provided an excellent answer. They highlighted how this measure would not apply single family home residences. Click here to read more details about why you should support Measure Q.
I'm so happy that the San Mateo Rotary Club and the City of San Mateo gave students this exciting opportunity to experience local government firsthand, and to share their voices on important issues in their community.
Unfortunately, these students are too young to vote, but I stand with them and am voting YES ON MEASURE Q!!!
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