'Smart Growth' Bill Will Create More Jobs For APA Members

F. Patricia Callahan alleges that the "The Community Character Act" will use tax dollars to create jobs for APA members, promote a "no-growth agenda," and hurt small property investors.
April 5, 2002, 7am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"'The Community Character Act' — Senate Bill 975, House Bill 1433 — would require local governments to implement land management plans using model 'smart growth' statutes provided in a 2,000-page 'Legislative Guidebook' developed during the Clinton Administration by the American Planning Association, a no-growth trade organization, with almost $2 million in HUD grant money....the CCA undeniably represents a top-down approach to land use management. The legislation will use our tax dollars to create a multitude of jobs for APA members, who will be free to promote their no-growth agenda nationwide."

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Published on Thursday, April 4, 2002 in The Washington Times
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