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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 11, 2019

An All At-Large System is Bad for Asheville

At last night's City Council meeting, we approved beginning the Charter amendment process to reinstate a City Council primary in March (which I supported) and to go back to the all at-large voting system (which I opposed).

Aug 20, 2019

Recessions, Trade Wars and Asheville

As kids, we learned that what goes up must come down and, despite what we might wish, that adage also applies to the economy.  Nationally, we’re in the longest period of economic growth since the end of WWII, but warning...

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