This is the home stretch, the 4th quarter, the championship round, and the well monied mining interests are pulling out all the stops. Don't lem them buy your vote!The mining industry is throwing some serious cash at Ballot Measure 4 - trying desperately to secure its defeat. Newsminer.com reports that,
On the other side, it’s clear where the money is coming from — the mining industry.
On Tuesday, the Council of Alaska Producers, the group that includes the major mining companies operating in Alaska, gave $300,000 to Alaskans Against the Mining Shutdown. The mining companies followed that up Wednesday by transferring $350,000.
Alaskans Against the Mining Shutdown is almost entirely funded by major mining companies, with the Pebble Partnership leading the way.