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The Wrong Decision for the Wrong Reasons


City of Fairbanks Mayor James Matherly decided to veto Ordinance 6093, titled “An Ordinance Amending FGC Chapter 1 by Adding Sections 1-21 through 1-28 Addressing Equal Rights.” It was introduced by Council Members Ottersten, Kun, Therrien, Rogers, and Mayor Matherly. That’s right, Mayor Matherly vetoed the ordinance he co-introduced. it was the wrong decision for…