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Moog Factory Workers Launch Union Drive
Moog Factory Workers are launching a unionization drive to address unlivable wages, layoffs, and lack of worker control at the world-famous instrument company
Asheville's 2022 Municipal Budget Proposal Includes More Than $1.6 Million Increase for APD.
The proposal includes an increase to the overall budget of approximately $16 million, a 7.5% increase from 2021-22.
Aston Park Defendants Face Extrajudicial Punishment, Expert Sees Potential for First Amendment Challenge
Activists facing felony charges and extrajudicial punishment may be able to mount a First Amendment challenge, according to an expert.
Activists Disrupt City Council Retreat; Demand Sanctuary Camping and Climate Justice
On March 17th, 2022, a protest organized by the Sunrise Movement's Asheville Hub stopped Asheville City Council's annual "retreat" in its tracks moments after it began.
Are City Council 'Check-Ins' Legal? Some Experts Say "No"
The Council’s use of official committees complicates their justification for private ‘check-in’ sessions.
Asheville Police Release New Policy on Encounters With Unhoused Residents
On February 15, 2022, Asheville Police Department (APD) finalized and released its new policy on encounters with the unhoused community. The document was released to us via email by APD spokesperson Samantha Booth.
Asheville Officials Removed More Than 20 Homeless Camps in 2021
There were dozens more instances where City officials forced sleeping people to relocate, according to public documents.