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Spokane turns down oil & coal train Prop 2; opponents vastly outspent proponents

November 9, 2017

""The results were applauded by Michael Cathcart, spokesman for the Committee to Protect Spokane’s Economy, the opposition group, which was funded mostly by industries that would've been impacted.“We’re encouraged by the early returns demonstrating community support for defeating a misguided plan to ban oil and coal traffic through the city," Cathcart says in an emailed statement. "With the city’s own legal advisors saying for more than a year Proposition 2 was unenforceable and potentially illegal, a no vote was the only responsible way to avoid costly lawsuits that would waste city resources from more important things.”""

 

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https://www.inlander.com/Bloglander/archives/2017/11/08/spokane-turns-down-oil-and-coal-train-prop-2-after-opposition-vastly-outspends-proponents

 

 

 

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