""Railroad companies and other groups have slammed the initiative and hinted a legal battle may be brewing. Michael Cathcart, executive director of the group Better Spokane, said the measure sent the wrong message to businesses who wanted to locate in town.
“So many of our jobs rely on our railroads,” Cathcart said. “If our eye is not on the ball, the jobs we’re trying to get to Spokane are going to Boise, they’re going somewhere else.” "
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