The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Mayor airs post meeting concerns


April 18, 2018

Whitehall Mayor Mary Janacaro-Hensleigh took a strong stance last week to defend local residents who choose to voice their opinions during Council meetings or public hearings.

During her monthly report at the April 9 meeting, Janacaro Hensleigh said that because of the First Amendment, the public has a wide longitude of what they can say at a meeting. Her comments came in regards to several residents who reported being “verbally attacked” after a March Council meeting.

Janacaro Hensleigh said residents should always feel free to speak freely, and even if it is something someone may no...

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