Category: Government

Dee Williams Files for 2017 Asheville City Council Race

Asheville Native and First Candidate Supported by WNC Green Party Dee Williams, a native of Asheville, has filed for the 2017 Asheville City Council race. Read more »

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Asheville-Buncombe County NAACP News – August 2017

by Carmen Ramos-Kennedy – The elections that matter most to us locally are municipal elections. They matter because issues you care about like policing, affordable Read more »

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Legislature Stalls on Redistricting Order

Legislative News by Nelda Holder – Legislature Now Faces Court-Ordered Deadline The 2017 “long” session of the North Carolina General Assembly that ended on the Read more »

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Deaf, Hard of Hearing Designation for Driver’s License

by Ryan Hill Legislation that allows Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens to request a designation for their driver’s license from the N.C. Division of Read more »

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Manheimer Files for Re-Election

Asheville, NC Mayor Esther Manheimer has filed for re-election to a second term at the Buncombe County Board of Elections. She filed shortly after noon Read more »

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Fed Up With Obamacare? Take this Health Care Quiz

People all across America are angry about Obamacare. But the future of our health care is now up to politicians – not judges. It’s not Read more »

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City of Asheville Board and Commission Openings

The City of Asheville depends on citizen input to determine its growth and future. If you’ve ever wondered, “Can the City benefit from my experience Read more »

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Democracy is Hard and Messy Work

Legislative News by Nelda Holder – “Some voters [who are] worried about a federal voter-fraud commission collecting information on them want to cancel their registration.” Read more »

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Civil Rights Rollbacks at Education Department Trigger Challenges

By Charlene Crowell – U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 34 U.S. senators respond. The culmination of decades of vigilant struggles and sacrifices, civil rights legislation enacted Read more »

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Rep. Adams Says GOP Leaders “Don’t Give a Damn About Citizens”

NC Republican legislative leaders are “dragging their feet” rather than doing anything that would fairly represent voters when it comes to redistricting, says Congresswoman Alma Read more »

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