Five Citizen Times journalists were among dozens laid off across the company by Gannett Co. Radio station BPR announced a new development director, while Xpress added two new editorial staffers.
“The mean old men who represent Western North Carolina in Congress — Congressmen Patrick McHenry and Mark Meadows and Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis — are committed to ensuring that our children will continue to be at risk when they go to school.”
“How many children and teachers have to die and how many families must endure the worst tragedy imaginable before our government will act to stop gun violence?”
“Both Republican congressmen from Western North Carolina, Mark Meadows and Patrick McHenry, are determined to make health care more expensive or even nonexistent for millions of Americans, and both seem utterly unconcerned with the repercussions on those with pre-existing conditions.”
“We need all progressives in Buncombe County who want to see what it’s like to have candidates who speak for and work for and fight for us to join. If this is what you want, please come to the next meeting of Our Revolution Asheville on Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Rainbow Community Center, 60 State St. Hope to see you there.’
This Friday, Aug. 29, promises to be an intense day in local politics, as all four Buncombe County Statehouse candidates debate and U.S. Senate candidate Thoms Tillis speaks at a breakfast event.
Friends and neighbors, there is trouble in Raleigh. I mean real trouble in Raleigh at the General Assembly. The trouble starts with a capital "T" that stands for Thom Tillis. Having never met Mr. Tillis until he came to McDowell Community College on Friday, I had expected more of a quality leader than [the one […]
N.C. Speaker of the House Thom Tillis spoke to the Council of Independent Business Owners in Asheville on March 22, updating them on the majority party’s accomplishments and goals.
(Photo by Bill Rhodes)
When asked what the GOP-led N.C. Legislature has done to create jobs, Speaker of the House Thom Tillis touted bills that reform workers compensation rules, address over-regulation and cut taxes.