Personal: Age 63 … born in Ohio … moved to Spokane 40 years ago … bus attendant in Spokane School District … retired steelworker … former Boy Scout volunteer … inactive Eucharistic minister for Catholic Church … married with five grown children.
Education: Catholic Central High School in Steubenville, Ohio.
Finances: Plans to raise no more than $500.
Issues: Downtown: Supports business owners giving shoppers free oneway tickets to downtown.
Consolidation: Says he “doesn’t understand a lot of it yet,” but wonders whether 13 people is too many for a ruling body.
Public Safety: Won’t support any cuts to the police department’s budget. Supports the city getting more involved in after-school programs for teenagers.
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