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Last updated 6/24/2021 at 8:13am

Whereas, councilmembers bicker on hate-crime resolution

Councilmembers on Tuesday passed a simple resolution calling for “rejecting racially based harassment and hate crimes” – focusing on recent crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islanders.

But in what might have been a record, the process – which Councilmember Diane Buckshnis called out for its “bickering” – took more about 45 minutes to come to an agreement.

Councilmember Kristiana Johnson brought the resolution forward, but several councilmembers – mostly Laura Johnson – had issues with the way it was worded a...

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