NC House District 114: Democrat Susan Fisher (I) is running unopposed.

Susan Fisher

Susan Fisher (I), Democrat, running unopposed      Place of residence: West Asheville Occupation: Legislator Political experience: Running for seventh term N.C. House District 114 Endorsements: League of Conservation Voters; Sierra Club; NOW; SEIU/Labor Unions; N.C. Association of Educators; Equality NC; State Employees Association of N.C.; N.C. Credit Union PAC; New Belgium PAC; N.C. Realtors […]

Encourage senators to fund tobacco-prevention programs

Since 1999, North Carolina has funded tobacco-prevention programs with money from the Master Settlement Agreement between 46 states and the tobacco industry. This money was intended to recover tobacco related health care costs and be spent on tobacco-prevention programs. Unfortunately, last year's budget terminated these programs as of June 30. I recently visited the General […]

Residents slam House redistrict­ing proposal

About 20 Western North Carolina residents shared their views on the N.C. General Assembly’s House and Senate redistricting proposals at a July 18 public hearing at A-B Tech.  The vast majority of them lambasted the House proposal as GOP gerrymandering designed to give Republicans an electoral edge at the expense of Democratic candidates and voters. Here’s a sampling of the people who came out and their views.
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