May 1, 2012 in Letters, Opinion

Preserve initiatives


Of course some Spokane City Council members would like to abolish citizen initiatives, because citizens tend to want to protect their interests, like the river, air and basic freedoms. But if it is more lucrative to side with private investors, to increase taxable commerce, well, then let our forests come down, our wildlife flee, our air and soil and river carry every toxic waste cooked up to enhance profits citizens will never see.

Kathleen Russell


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