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July 24, 2014, No comments

The governing board of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville approves a controversial management switch, despite a statement that it wasn’t voting on final approval.

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Financial disclosures show net worth of WNC’s congressional reps

July 16, 2014, No comments

Each year, members of both chambers are required by law to disclose the details of their assets and liabilities in an effort to deter perceptions of a ...

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DOCUMENT: FBI audit of Asheville Police Department’s IT security released

July 15, 2014, No comments

While finding the APD in compliance with most of the criteria for a national criminal-information network, the bureau, in a newly published review fro ...

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Raleigh Report: Behind-the-scenes budget, coal ash talks underway

July 7, 2014, Comments Off

This week, budget conferees take up teacher pay and the fate of more than 7,000 teaching assistants who would lose their jobs to cover the cost of a l ...

  • U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) represents the 10th District.
    McHenry rising ranks of national GOP leadership
    June 27, 2014, Comments Off

    U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry will assume an elevated role in the circle of Republican leadership, as it was announced Thursday he has been selected to serve as chief deputy whip of the House GOP Conference.

  • Budget co-chair Sen. Tom Apodaca, R-Henderson, answers questions on the Senate budget proposal in May. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press
    Leading NC GOP senators considering making budget talks public
    June 23, 2014, Comments Off

    Over the years budget negotiations opened up, though not consistently – and sometimes, not much. As often as not, key decisions were still made behind closed doors. Now leading Republican senators say they might let the public in.