One of the progressive liberal politicians pushing for reparations in cash-strapped San Francisco also wanted to defund the police and believes some Honduran fentanyl traffickers are human trafficking victims who should be protected rather than prosecuted.
Hillary Ronen is one of 11 supervisors who will decide on a reparations plan for the city’s black residents that would pay each of them $5 million, promise salaries of $97,000 and settle their personal debts.
Ronen, 47, is a Berkley law graduate and owns a $2.4 million home with her husband, a public defender. She says that she ‘she can’t wait’ to get to work implementing the repairs.
It is unclear where the city will find the cash to pay them.
Among those who have criticized the plans so far is a former BLM activist who called them “unrealistic and disgusting.”
Hillary Ronen is one of 11 supervisors who will decide on a reparation plan for the city’s black residents that would pay each of them $5 million, promise salaries of $97,000 and eliminate their personal debts.
The supervisory board that will decide to adopt some or all of the repairs
Despite escalating crime and homelessness that recently led Mayor London Breed to request an additional $27 million in funding for the police department, Ronen is a supporter of defunding the police.
She also believes that some migrant fentanyl traffickers are victims, not criminals, and are trafficked to sell drugs after crossing the border.
‘These people are victims of labor trafficking. They tell them there are construction jobs in America, then they get caught and told that if they don’t sell drugs, the gangs will hurt their family members,’ he said of them.
He also opposed a request by the Biden administration to locate two fugitives, an alleged murderer and an alleged pedophile, wanted for crimes committed in San Francisco in 2009 who are now living abroad.
In order for them to be located and returned to the city, San Francisco has to make an exception to its sanctuary city policy, which Ronen opposes.
Hillary Ronen was among the board members who praised the repair plan.
Ronen with her husband, a public defender who specializes in immigration, and their daughter
She is in favor of the reparations plan that is among the most extreme in the country. Above, a meeting where the plan was discussed earlier this week.
Ronen says he ‘can’t wait to get to work’ on the repair plan. The city has not yet confirmed how it will pay for it.
In 2020, Ronen was among the politicians who advocated defunding the police. Crime in San Francisco has skyrocketed, and now the city is asking for $27 million to get back on the force
She is an ardent supporter of former district attorney Chesa Boudin, arguably the most progressive in America, who was struck down in June of last year abolishing cash bail for felons and allowing open-air drug markets to spring up all over the country. the city.
In years past, he’s clashed with Ted Cruz over ‘disgusting’ migrant shelters and recently proposed a resolution that would legalize sex work statewide.
“We must have a short-, medium- and long-term strategy to address the world’s oldest profession and protect sex workers, trafficked people and suburbanites from the evils of this clandestine industry,” it said in a proposal. .
Ronen did not immediately respond to inquiries from DailyMail.com on Thursday.
Earlier this week, VCs and Republicans gutted her after wading into the Silicon Valley Bank collapse and subsequent market chaos.
“Imagine a society where we prioritize bailing out the poor as much as we prioritize bailing out the rich,” he wrote.
Among those who seized on his comment were female venture capitalists.
‘Where have you been? Have we been doing the former for the last three years? And please get the facts straight: We are talking about startups who risked everything to pursue some of the most important technologies for this country,” said Dayna Grayson.
Rosen owns this $2.4 million home in San Francisco, where rents are among the highest in the country.
Ronen (second from left) is a UC Berkeley law graduate and the daughter of an immigrant.
Ronen confronting Ted Cruz about immigrant shelters and migrant families being ‘ripped apart’
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will review the repair plan later this year.
The board won’t decide whether or not to adopt the recommendations until later this year, after the committee that drafted the plan has submitted a final report.
Another meeting is scheduled for September.
The board, however, signaled its enthusiasm for the plan last night.
“If you look at the (draft) report, you’ll see a lot of examples of how black people were wronged here in San Francisco, and all of that really goes back to the negative effects of slavery,” Walton said last. evening.
Sergeant Yulanda Williams, president of the Police Officers for Justice association, told them: ‘My dad always taught me never to beg. And I’m not begging you today.
‘It is time for you to do the right thing and provide us with amends: make us whole.’
Among the 100 recommendations were payments of $5 million to every eligible black adult, elimination of personal debt and tax burdens, guaranteed annual income of at least $97,000 for 250 years, and homes in San Francisco for just $1 per family.
Sergeant Yulanda Williams, president of the Officials for Justice police association, told the board: ‘My dad always taught me never to beg. And I’m not begging you today. It’s time for you to do the right thing and provide us with amends: make us whole’