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Should the City Council adopt a Resolution establishing policies that ensure investments and service contracts are with socially responsible entities?

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47 registered responses

Should the Council approve this agenda item?

Response Percent Response Count
Yes 91.5% 43
No 4.3% 2
Other/see comments 4.3% 2

Is there anything you would like the Council to consider regarding this agenda item?

Frances Starn inside District 8
May 29, 2017, 6:20 PM
  • Should the Council approve this agenda item?
    • Yes
  • Is there anything you would like the Council to consider regarding this agenda item?

    Wells Fargo has $2 trillion in assets. Despite its past and developing scandals, Wells Fargo reports $5.5 billion in net income for the first quarter of 2017. Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the U.S., including mine and many of my friends'. As citizens we are largely helpless against the Trump administration's benighted policies on financial regulation, taxation, and environmental protection. But we can at least make sure that our own dollars do not continue to fund not only criminal banking practices but irresponsible investments in oil and gas that will continue to degrade our planet.

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