City Council Chronicles

City Council Chronicles

City Council Chronicles 129: Nicole Johnston -- Aurora, CO Council Member

July 27, 2019

Nicole Johnston--Aurora, CO council member--attended a pro-immigrant rally at an ICE facility, where a small group of protesters vandalized an American flag. But that didn't stop one council member from publicly accusing his colleagues of unpatriotic behavior, leading to a tense council meeting. Plus, she describes the night that her council made an irreversible decision to allow 300 oil and gas wells in the city.

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