Local Move to Amend hosts David Cobb Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Jubilee!

Buncombe County activists will host the Move to Amend coalition‘s spokesperson and 2004 Green Party presidential candidate, David Cobb, on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m., at Jubilee! Community’s Celebration Space in Asheville. Cobb’s stop in Asheville is part of a national tour to raise awareness about corporate influence in U.S. politics following a 2010 […]

Asheville Board of Realtors faces “political advocacy” dues increase

The National Association of Realtors wants a $40 dues increase, noting that last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United offers new opportunities “to maintain and grow our political power in this new landscape.” That ruling opened the door to increased corporate spending for elections at all levels, including local ones. The Asheville Board of Realtors is asking its members to share their opinions on the dues increase.