Originally posted on http://ift.tt/14bRKmK :

YES !!! A win for the people, voters, community rights and democracy!!!
"In a rare victory for local democracy, last week the Washington Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling which had blocked the initiative from appearing on the November 2013 ballot. In its ruling, the Court found that corporations and the county don’t have standing to keep the initiative from the ballot. It ordered the initiative to be placed back on the ballot for a vote of the people."

The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund : CELDF Statement: Spokane Initiative Decision
The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) is pleased to share some promising news in the growing Community Rights Movement, as we organize to secure and protect local, democratic rights and self-governing authority. In Spokane, Washington, where CELDF has been organizing for many years…