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Dover’s controversial anti-loitering proposal withdrawn

By Mike Finney
Posted 2/6/23

An effort by members of Dover City Council to pass a new loitering ordinance brought rampant opposition from state and community activists, who claimed it specifically targeted homeless people.

Now, after considering those voices, 4th District Councilman David Anderson has withdrawn the proposal, which would have been enforced by a fine but no offense placed on an individual’s record.

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