Wow! Things are getting a little heated in the battle over the future of the Asheville city water system. As you will recall, Rep. Tim Moffitt has made it a kind of personal crusade to pass legislation that would turn the municipal water system over to a regional authority — a place where it could quite conceivably be headed for privatization.
Last night, the Asheville City Council voted unanimously to place a non-binding referendum on the November ballot for city voters to weigh in on the issue.
This move does not appear to have sat well with Moffitt. Read More