Christiansburg councilwoman threatens colleagues with legal action over scrutiny | Govt and Politics

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“I have not created this,” she said, pushing back against recent comments from some council members that her predicament is of her own doing.

Hicks, who’s Hispanic, has also raised questions about whether any of the scrutiny contains racial undertones.

“All I’m really requesting is a public apology,” she said in reference to the cease and desist request.

The documents states Hicks retains the right to file a lawsuit seeking monetary damages as well as pursue “all available legal remedies,” should the town council members not comply with the cease and desist demand. It also asks council members to publicly retract false statements.

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