Moffitt is a home-run legislator

Rep. Tim Moffitt has generated more bills in the past two years than any other freshman representative in N.C. legislative history. Out of 39 bills he sponsored or co-sponsored, 15 became law. The most notable of these laws was SL-2012-11, Annexation Reform 2 (dated June 10), which restored the right to vote on annexation to North Carolinians after 53 years.

Another law removed limitations imposed on beer breweries on the sale of their product, resulting in Sierra Nevada and New Belgium breweries deciding to make Asheville their new home. These breweries are expected to generate new jobs. Rep. Moffitt also found funding for the construction of city water lines for residents in a contaminated site. And he has changed the ownership of Asheville Airport from a party of one to the Asheville Regional Airport in which all parties are equally represented on the airport authority board.

He also played a major role in negotiations to change the ownership of the Agricultural Center from Asheville to the state of North Carolina. In the case of the AG Center, the city's debt was eliminated.

Please consider Rep. Moffitt's attempts to improve the lives of his constituents as evidenced by his legislative record, rather than his political party or affiliations. For more detail on bills sponsored by Rep. Moffitt, please go to his legislative website at

— Meiling Dai

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