Howard County executive vetoes sanctuary county bill

Posted at 4:48 PM, Feb 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-09 16:48:40-05

As expected, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman vetoed a controversial sanctuary county bill Thursday. 

The council on Monday night voted 3-2 in favor of the bill, which brought forth hours of testimony from community members. Kittleman said almost immediately he planned to veto it. 

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Earlier this week, Kittleman called the bill "a hollow political statement" that "unnecessarily divided our foreign-born community and caused rifts in our county."

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