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Matt Mead

Jackson mayor says she's pushing anti-discrimination measure

The mayor of Jackson is pushing an ordinance to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and says she expects to have a public hearing on it in coming weeks. Jackson Mayor Sara Flitner said Thursday she plans to hold a public workshop to allow town councilors and the public to speak to the issue. If a council majority agrees, it would then head to a formal council vote. "We are really just following in the footsteps of Laramie municipality and exploring supporting their efforts and leadership in this arena," Flitner said in an interview with The Associated Press. The Laramie City Council in May passed an ordinance outlawing discrimination on the basis...