PAC opposing alcohol proposition kicks off campaign Thursday

liquor2 A proposition, if it passes, could legalize the sale of all types of alcohol in Frisco.[/caption]

Keeping Frisco First, the political action committee in opposition of the alcohol proposition on the May 7 ballot, will be having its campaign kickoff party at 6 p.m. March 31 at Stan's Main Street.

The event is a fundraiser and an informational gathering for the PAC to share its side of the issue with the community.

In October, City Council called a local option election for May 7 regarding the legal sale of all alcoholic beverages. Another PAC, Frisco Committee for Economic Growth, submitted a petition with 9,943 verified signatures in support of the measure.

Frisco City Council member Bob Allen—acting as an individual and not speaking for the city or the council—is part of the PAC.


Allen said if the proposition passes it would be damaging to the community. He said the PAC was formed to educate residents on the proposition.


"Our intent for the event is mobilization," Allen said. "We need to mobilize a group of people to start having conversations with friends, neighbors and coworkers. It's important to have a dialogue and understand [the ballot language]."


 
By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.


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