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Commentary: Ban on memorializing resolutions in Ulster County Legislature is undemocratic

Commentary: Ban on memorializing resolutions in Ulster County Legislature is undemocratic

Wednesday, March 22 at 7:05 p.m. in the legislative chambers at the County Office Building in Kingston, a public hearing will be held on a proposal to forbid the county legislature from considering “memorializing resolutions” – the body taking an official stance on sometimes-controversial issues. One legislator thinks a ban goes against the first principles of American democracy.