Pittsfield City Councilors reacted with disbelief and frustration as Ward 2 Councilor Charles Kronick made repeated attempts to cut the new office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion budget and described his "religious principle" that negates the experience and existence of trans people.

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Meg Britton-Mehlisch is the Pittsfield reporter for The Berkshire Eagle. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she previously worked at the Prior Lake American and its sister publications under the Southwest News Media umbrella in Savage, Minnesota.