In the recent election, independent legislator Vicki Huntington attacked the expansion of the Deltaport container terminal as an "immoral use of taxpayer dollars when the existing infrastructure is used inefficiently." So why, according to her election financing report, did Ms. Huntington's campaign accept a $500 donation from TSI Terminal Systems Inc., the company that operates Deltaport? And why did that campaign accept an additional $2,000 - her biggest corporate contribution - from Westshore Terminals Ltd., the coal handling facility that shares Roberts Bank with Deltaport? Well, here's what Ms. Huntington had to say when we spoke with her earlier today.
September 14, 2009