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Change to regional plan

The Spokesman-Review

Winter fades as days lengthen; now it is easy to see change as a good thing. Who would knock lilacs’ coming in bloom or new ducklings? Last weekend, over 150,000 spectators gathered for marching, floats and food.

I think spectators came from Airway Heights, Millwood, Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake and, yes, Spokane.

I say have a well-thought-out regional plan and citizens support it. This regional bent, if noted by politicians, should move regional government ahead so we get an effective, efficient and less costly result. If done well, citizens will join and support a regional plan.

I do not suggest a regional government will solve all problems, just make the solving less costly. To count the ways just count basic functions in lawmaking, administration or facilities and so on and so forth.

If the seasons change for nature’s reasons, why will we not change to better government so we grow next to nature and next to perfect?

John Heffernan



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