San Diego County

District 2

Supervisor Joel Anderson


Anderson addresses support for his communities who are living at poverty level

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News Date
05/19/21
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Excerpt from KUSI News
Title: Funding approved for projects in SD Supervisor Lawson-Remer’s District
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Supervisors Joel Anderson and Jim Desmond said while they generally supported Lawson-Remer’s request to help her community, both had issues with paying for the Del Mar bridge, which is located in an affluent city.

“I believe that we have to support each other, so I’ll support this today,” said Anderson, who added he represents some of the county’s poorest people, who don’t have broadband, improved roads or adequate fire protection.

“It’s hard for me, knowing that I have communities of color who are living at poverty level, and I think about them (compared with) someone who’s had a tough go of it in a mansion.”