The 6-year-old is terminally ill with neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy, a disease that attacks many of the body’s vital organs, put helping the police at the top of her bucket list, mom Kelly Gant said.
The girl recently was hospitalized for a month and is now receiving hospice care. “We don’t know how much longer she has.”
Millions of dollars have flowed into state legislators’ campaigns in recent years from both sides of the contentious construction defects debate, even as opposing camps managed to reach a key compromise last week on what has proved to be an intractable issue.
Construction defects reform has pitted condominium developers and other business interests against trial lawyers, who benefit from suing developers over defects in their buildings. The groups altogether have spent more than $2 million on state legislative races since 2010.