Category: Government

City of Asheville Transit Committee Meeting

The City of Asheville Transit Committee Meeting will now meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:30pm-5:30pm.  The next meeting is scheduled for Read more »

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Public Notice of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Goal Determination

The City of Asheville’s ART service (Asheville Redefines Transit) is proposing a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 9% for federally funded projects for Federal Read more »

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Legislature Wraps Up Short Session

By Nelda Holder – State Representatives Head Home for Campaign Season. The North Carolina General Assembly has closed its 2016 “short” session in an almost Read more »

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“Blue Wall of Silence” Law Signed by McCrory

News Analysis By Moe White – On Monday, July 11, Governor Pat McCrory signed into law HB 972: “Body-Worn & Dashboard Cameras/No Public Record.” This Read more »

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ART Public Meeting

The City of Asheville Transit Division is hosting a public meeting to discuss proposed changes to ART Route 170 to Black Mountain. This will include: Read more »

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Reading Between the Legislative Lines

By Nelda Holder – Two mid-May bills in the NC General Assembly, House Bill 1086 and Senate Bill 873, serve as examples of what might Read more »

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Buncombe County Democratic Party Holds Special Election for County Commission District 3

The Buncombe County Democratic Party will hold a candidate-selection election for County Commission District 3 on Saturday June 18, 2016. Commissioner Miranda DeBruhl, a District Read more »

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Facts from the Front – June 2016

by Moe White – Empathy Empathy: “the psychological identification with, or vicarious experiencing of, the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another.” What a valuable human Read more »

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The Lineup: Legislators Go to Bat for 2016 Short Session

By Nelda Holder – Since returning to Raleigh on April 25 for the what’s known as the “short session” in its 2015-2016 existence, the NC Read more »

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FAQ’S Concerning North Carolina’s “Bathroom Law”

Why did the United States sue the governor and various state agencies of North Carolina? As an employer, sponsor of public universities, and provider of Read more »

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