Vijay Kapoor was elected to Asheville City Council in November 2017.  His goal is to ensure that all Asheville residents go to sleep each night feeling safe, fed, healthy and valued.  He is working to make sure that Asheville City Council focuses on the needs of its residents and neighborhoods, that it permits only rational and responsible development, and that the city and the region have a diverse economy with strong wages.

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Sep 27, 2018

The Mission-HCA Deal

With all that has been going on, it’s easy to forget that Buncombe County’s largest employer, Mission Health Systems (Mission), is in the process of being bought by the Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA). 

Sep 04, 2018

Independent Report on Rush Incident

At last Tuesday’s City Council Meeting, the consulting firm hired to independently analyze the Asheville Police Department’s (APD) and city official responses to the beating of Mr. Johnnie Rush by former APD officer Christopher Hickman presented its report. 

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