NEW YORK -- The town of Jackson, N.Y., passed an ordinance that requires town board meetings to communicate only in English. Jackson is a small town with a population of 1,700 in Washington County, located north of Albany and has no schools, post office, or churches, reports the Albany Times Union. The measure was approved 3-1 by the town board. Proponents say that for the past 180 years, their meetings have been conducted in English. According to census data, the town is 97 percent Caucasian.