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Trib: Why is HJR 5 attracting big $$$?

In his Lewiston Tribune editorial this AM, Opinion Editor Marty Trillhaase spotlight "innocuous" HJR 5:

Whatever else it is, House Joint Resolution 5 is not some obscure, innocuous, good-government housekeeping measure offered up by a benevolent Legislature looking out for the good of us all. If all it does is put a necessary comma here, clean up some clunky language there, you would not have political bagmen stuffing $107,000 into a campaign to convince the electorate to approve such a minor, technical and nonthreatening measure. More here.

Question: Do you think legislative leaders and their well-heeled handlers are trying to pull a fast one with HJR 5?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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