Common Council at odds over resolution supporting "Hudson Breathes Act"

Emily Burkhard
Created: September 23, 2020 10:10 PM

ALBANY - The City of Hudson Common Council discussed passing a resolution in support of reforming police policies Wednesday evening.  

Several members debated over whether or not a resolution in support of the "Hudson Breathe Act" should be past Wednesday night or sometime next week.

Third Ward representative Tiffany Garriga said not passing the resolution in support of police reform Wednesday just shows that it isn't a priority. Garriga said that's especially painful to hear in the wake of Louisville Police officers not being charged in the killing of Breonna Taylor earlier in the afternoon.

All members of council agreed the resolution should be passed. However, some people in the meeting advised holding off on those actions for legal and budgetary reasons.

Council ultimately agreed to a special meeting next Thursday, November 1 at 6 p.m.

Stay tuned to NewsChannel 13 for updates on this story.

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