Asheville politics

Ashvegas Political Hit List: West Asheville apartment vote, Asheville City Council candidates, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: West Asheville apartment vote, Asheville City Council candidates, more

Also, another look at the impact of redistricting in North Carolina, immigration litigation, Gov. McCrory’s re-election bid and more.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

Also, speculation continues to mount that Republicans could shift course and expand Medicaid for North Carolina.

by November 21, 2014 12 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: McHenry on the rise; will Hagan challenge Burr? more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: McHenry on the rise; will Hagan challenge Burr? more

Also, it’s “triage mode” at the Asheville Police Department.

by November 14, 2014 3 comments Asheville politics
Ramsey/Ager race.

Election 2014 news analysis: Behind the upsets in Buncombe races for N.C. House

One result of the upsets: Asheville’s unlikely to see the wave of legislation targeting local government specifically.

by November 6, 2014 10 comments Asheville politics
Election 2014: Buncombe goes blue as Turner, Ager pull upsets

Election 2014: Buncombe goes blue as Turner, Ager pull upsets

On a night that saw Republicans score big wins in races across the Tar Heel state and around the country, Democrats around Asheville had reason to celebrate.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: SECU Plaza debate, Buncombe DA digest, Tillis and the empty chair, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: SECU Plaza debate, Buncombe DA digest, Tillis and the empty chair, more

Also, Democratic challenger Brian Turner and N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt are going fighting it out with a week to go until Election Day.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Backing of Asheville busking regs, still going after graffiti, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Backing of Asheville busking regs, still going after graffiti, more

Also, more on the Hagan vs. Tillis battle for North Carolina’s U.S. Senate seat.

by September 26, 2014 7 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Fake frackers, Aloft apartments, highway boondoggle, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Fake frackers, Aloft apartments, highway boondoggle, more

Also, there’s a new set of guidelines for being named North Carolina’s poet laureate.

by September 20, 2014 12 comments Asheville News, Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reshaping of Lee Walker Heights, RAD Lofts approval, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reshaping of Lee Walker Heights, RAD Lofts approval, more

Also, U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows expresses second thoughts about his government shutdown strategy, and more.

by September 1, 2014 3 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reining in RAD rents, toppling toplessness, coal ash completed, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Reining in RAD rents, toppling toplessness, coal ash completed, more

Also, a new analysis by N.C. Insider says Rep. Tim Moffitt of Buncombe County was one of the most effective lawmakers in the GA this year.

by August 22, 2014 8 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Coal ash conundrum for McCrory, fracking tests, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Coal ash conundrum for McCrory, fracking tests, more

Also, Parking-gate update, the Klingon candidate returns, and more.

by August 15, 2014 19 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Bothwell’s parking deck problem, Moral Monday redux, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Bothwell’s parking deck problem, Moral Monday redux, more

Also, the city of Asheville continues to discuss changes to rules for vacation home rentals.

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Campaign season for Buncombe commissioners, state budget breakthrough, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Campaign season for Buncombe commissioners, state budget breakthrough, more

Also, today is Moral Monday in downtown Asheville.

by August 4, 2014 5 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: N.C. General Assembly slogs on, Hagan hammers Tillis, the Pack Place shuffle, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: N.C. General Assembly slogs on, Hagan hammers Tillis, the Pack Place shuffle, more

Also, Turner touts his cash and Meadows farms for dollars.

by July 25, 2014 15 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Buncombe budget blessed, Turner/Moffitt tiff tossed, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Buncombe budget blessed, Turner/Moffitt tiff tossed, more

Also, a showdown in the short session of the North Caorlina General Assembly, and more.

by July 10, 2014 8 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Turner practices his pitch, Bothwell busted, city budget blessed and more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Turner practices his pitch, Bothwell busted, city budget blessed and more

Also, the N.C. General Assembly battles over the state budget, McCrory issued his third veto of the week and more.

by June 27, 2014 7 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Moffitt and Turner duke it out on campaign trail, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Moffitt and Turner duke it out on campaign trail, more

Also, updates on U.S. Reps. Mark Meadows and Patrick McHenry, and more.

by June 20, 2014 25 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Studying a new Coxe Avenue parking deck and other budget issues

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Studying a new Coxe Avenue parking deck and other budget issues

Also, working on a repeal of Common Core standards, a budget shortfall for in the state’s Medicaid plan and more.

by June 6, 2014 6 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Full speed ahead on fracking, Huckabee at Harrah’s, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Full speed ahead on fracking, Huckabee at Harrah’s, more

Also, Burr gets bashed for bashing leaders of veterans groups.

by May 30, 2014 12 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: Moogfest funding rejected, lawmakers eye liquor tastings, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Moogfest funding rejected, lawmakers eye liquor tastings, more

Also, McCrory makes the New York Times, film industry incentives get pared back, and more.

by May 23, 2014 10 comments Asheville politics
N.C. Board of Elections dismisses complaint against Buncombe Rep. Moffitt

N.C. Board of Elections dismisses complaint against Buncombe Rep. Moffitt

Moffitt says the complaint, filed in March, shows how desperate his campaign challenger is.

by May 19, 2014 31 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: N.C. lawmakers get back to business in Raleigh, more

Ashvegas Political Hit List: N.C. lawmakers get back to business in Raleigh, more

Also, an ethics complaint filed N.C. Rep. Tim Moffitt has been dismissed, and more.

UPDATED Ashvegas Political Hit List: Knight collecting signatures to challenge Williams for Buncombe DA

UPDATED Ashvegas Political Hit List: Knight collecting signatures to challenge Williams for Buncombe DA

Todd Williams, has a target on his back. The latest to take aim: former Buncombe district court judge Rebecca Knight.

by May 13, 2014 9 comments Asheville politics
Ashvegas Political Hit List: A look back at the ’14 May primary

Ashvegas Political Hit List: A look back at the ’14 May primary

Buncombe county’s incumbent district attorney, and an incumbent county commissioner, get the boot, while Tillis outlasts foes, and more.

by May 10, 2014 7 comments Asheville politics