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Continued: Southwest Corridor light-rail project foes flex political muscle

  • Article by: PAT DOYLE , Star Tribune
  • Last update: November 3, 2013 - 8:44 PM

Lilly stressed that much of the opposition comes from “good, earnest neighbors living in fairly modest houses.”

But Schier says affluent residents with connections can have a louder voice than people from poorer neighborhoods.

“If this were happening in north Minneapolis, I don’t think you’d get quite the same response,” Schier said. “Objections up there would not have the same resonance at the State Capitol as they do in Kenilworth.”

 

Pat Doyle • 612-673-4504

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