Category: Government

SCORE sponsors national volunteer week

April 19 – 25, 2009 is National Volunteer Week. The purpose of this week is to recognize and celebrate the efforts of volunteers at the Read more »

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President Obama Underscores Commitment to Restoring Fairness to the Tax Code and Providing Tax Relie

1.7 billion dollars back in the pockets of North Carolina working families as a result of Making Work Pay tax credit WASHINGTON – On Tax Read more »

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Where the Recovery Dollars Are Going

The following is a partial list of funding from the federal stimulus package, the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” including agencies to help you become Read more »

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Left Behind

Teaching, guiding and nurturing students to become the best person they can be is not idealistic, it is realistically necessary. The “No Child Left Behind Read more »

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – The BIG Bailouts

America is in crisis. The world is in crisis. We are in a holding pattern, and who knows what will happen next? Not the economists. Read more »

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The Struggle for ‘Home’

Predatory Lending. An estimated six-and-a-half million foreclosures are expected as a result of this economic disaster. Already 10,000 people a week are losing their homes. Read more »

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Auto Bailout Gives Lawmakers Chance For Real Change

All three CEOs – Rick Wagoner of GM, Alan Mulally of Ford, and Robert Nardelli of Chrysler. Mulally’s corporate jet is a perk included for Read more »

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Asheville Police Conduct Craigslist Sting

Vice officers in the APD’s Drug Suppression Unit have made several arrests in a recent series of special operations targeting prostitution activity on the Craigslist Read more »

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Registration and Voting

This article uses information compiled by the League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County and from the Buncombe County Board of Elections. from Staff Reports Read more »

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Don’t Take A Chance With Your Vote

Stories have been appearing with more and more frequency warning that newly registered voters are being or will be challenged on Election Day, and that Read more »

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