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Editorial: Sunshine deserves equal treatment




Very little about the Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency’s actions in recent years have made sense — and the current situation involving Sunshine Mill’s request to have a loan forgiven highlights the inequities...

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gordoodle 1 year, 1 month ago

I think the main difference is that nothing was going to happen at Tony's, the elks building, or the Granada without help. When there are established business at these locations that also sell their products worldwide, they will also need to make good on their financial commitments.

Your argument would be more compelling if you had examples of established successful businesses that were getting out of loans with urban renewal dollars, which are meant to move projects forward and improve the economic situation downtown, not fix the past.

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gordoodle 1 year, 1 month ago

On the point about restructuring the loan, why can't this happen? Who holds the note?

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