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Report: ‘Racial aspect’ to Trube’s comments - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 24, 2014

Report: ‘Racial aspect’ to Trube’s comments

Law firm study determines ‘a pattern of inappropriate and racially insensitive statements’

Posted: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 1:00 am | Updated: 10:14 am, Fri Aug 15, 2014.

LA MARQUE — An investigation by a law firm hired by the city of La Marque concluded that Councilwoman Connie Trube did say she wanted to close the city library because only African-Americans used it.

In his report, Brian Begle, an attorney with the firm Olson & Olson, said the evidence gathered in the investigation “indicates that Trube did, in fact, make several statements regarding defunding the city library because it was used primarily by ‘blacks.’”

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