letter to the editor, opinion, politics

Letter to the Editor: Let voters decide on cap and trade

A log truck parks in front of Oregon’s capitol in June 2019 at a Timber Unity protest. Photo: Kevin Magwood

By Adam Lardy, Buxton resident, Vice President and founding board member of Timber Unity

I never thought my voice mattered in politics and so I wasn’t involved much. It seemed the politicians didn’t understand through the years, and so I complained about it, but didn’t do much about it. 

Over the past few years though, the laws coming out of Salem got worse and worse. I’m a 3rd generation logger, and people like me started paying more attention and finally showed up in Salem because we thought maybe they just didn’t understand. 

It was much worse. I learned that its more than they don . . .

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