Two bills target Asheville powers

The measures are the latest example of the rocky relationship between officials in the mostly Democratic city and Moffitt, who is backed by a GOP majority in both chambers of the legislature.

The water revenue bill would threaten the city’s ability to go ahead with a $4.2 million project to run a waterline to the John B. Lewis Soccer Complex on Azalea Road and build a new bridge and make other traffic improvements to ease access to the busy area.

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Rep. Tim Moffat is wreaking havoc in Buncombe County, and it bodes badly for the rest of North Carolina, too.