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East Portlander's comments:
Sam has analyzed transportation issues in our City extensively and has put together a proposal for improving and sustaining infrastructure in our city, particularly bikeways, with a street fee added to water bills. Despite a broad array of outreach and support for the proposal from the public, the proposal was put on hold as a result of a small group of business leaders, particularly convenience store owners and petroleum industry representatives. As a "businessman," would Sho favor a small group of businesses over the collective needs of the public? What is Sho's experience in balancing collective public needs with individual businesses who desire to increase personal profit and in the process shaft the public. Should we be concerned that Sho's business ties will lead to more of the same inaction experienced by Mayor Potter for fear of getting on anyone's (especially business leaders') bad side?
posted 5 years ago
posted 5 years ago
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