Spokane residents would have a legal right to housing and health care, its neighborhoods would have a final say over developments in their midst, and the local environment would have a “right to exist and flourish” under a proposal that could be coming to the municipal ballot as soon as November. Those potential changes to the City Charter are contained in the most recent version of an 11-point “Spokane Bill of Rights” under discussion by Envision Spokane, an organization that has been working with community and labor groups and representatives of some neighborhood councils.
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