Sunday, November 04, 2007

Developers Play Defense in Asheville City Elections

At least a third of some $135,000 raised in this Asheville city council election cycle came from developers, real estate brokers, builders, and their allies. That pro-growth money has gone overwhelmingly to two challengers and one incumbent. Need we mention that in the last year the Asheville city council passed new ordinances governing development on steep slopes?

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