By Roger Harnack

Cheney mayor lays transit funding shortfall on voter passage of I-976


Last updated 1/10/2020 at 1:21pm

CHENEY – Mayor Chris Grover on Wednesday, Jan. 8, blamed voter approval of the $30 car tab tax cap for an expected transit funding shortfall and possible increased traffic congestion between the city and Four Lakes.

“Unfortunately, I-976 (Initiative 976) takes a lot of money away from transit overall,” said Grover, who is also a Spokane Transit Authority board member.

Grover's comments came during a report he gave during a meeting of the Cheney Merchants Association at Holiday Inn Express; about 30 business leaders were in attendance.

I-976 was approved by 52.99% of voters statewide i...

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