Assistant city of Pocatello attorney Kirk Bybee explains a minor change made to the proposed anti-discrimination ordinance defeated by Mayor Brian Blad following a 3-3 vote by the council Thursday evening in Pocatello City Hall.
Posted: Friday, April 19, 2013 3:05 am
Updated: 12:10 pm, Fri Apr 19, 2013.
POCATELLO — Mayor Brian Blad cast the deciding vote Thursday night to defeat a proposed new ordinance designed to protect the LGBT community from discrimination when it comes to housing, employment or public accommodations.
An evenly divided Pocatello City Council voted 3-3 on a motion to approve the ordinance following another short public hearing on changes made since the ordinance was first proposed April 4. Voting for the ordinance were Eva Nye, Gary Moore and Roger Bray. Those opposed were Steve Brown, Craig Cooper and Jim Johnston.
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Friday, April 19, 2013 3:05 am.
Updated: 12:10 pm.
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