It’s our city and we can take it back!

It’s our city and we can take it back!

The issue is not growth or no growth. It is out of control development and infrastructure as an after the fact band aid to a poorly designed, oversized project.

What Raleigh needs right now is well planned, well executed development that includes actual affordable housing at every turn and incorporates transportation and environmental infrastructure up front.

Raleigh’s Affordable Housing Open House:  Effective or Merely Performative?

Raleigh’s Affordable Housing Open House:  Effective or Merely Performative?

Many attendees (including single mothers) were disappointed in the event because they had high expectations for housing solutions that they need NOW.  So, this appears to have been no more than a manipulative ploy to generate attendance numbers for positive press in advance of the election, without producing any real results.  

City Council Meeting Highlights – September 6, 2022

City Council Meeting Highlights – September 6, 2022

City Council Meeting – September 6, 2022 HIGHLIGHTS Authorized acquisition of land for the New Bern Crossings affordable rental development project (192 units) City Attorney reports that local governments can restrict public comments from being used to campaign for...

August 16, 2022 City Council Meeting

August 16, 2022 City Council Meeting

Highlights Councilor Cox asked that $332,033 in funding for Dix Park Cultural Interpretative Plan be held six months due to other pressing needs – motion failed due to lack of a second Several public comments about lack of engagement by this council, lack of...

In a New Poll of Key Issues, Raleigh Voters Call for Change

In a New Poll of Key Issues, Raleigh Voters Call for Change

As the NC primary election season comes to an end and the summer season arrives, it is time to start focusing on Raleigh's upcoming municipal elections. We are rerunning this release of polling data showing what Raleigh voters think of their local city government. You...

N&O says Raleigh Needs Better Answers

N&O says Raleigh Needs Better Answers

With your help, we are expanding our outreach and partnerships to engage voters and candidates about the most important city issues and highlighting the better answers Raleigh residents want and deserve.

Another housing option?

Another housing option?

After calling Richmond, Boston, Southern California and New Jersey/New York home during a financial services career, Bill Dix arrived in Raleigh 35 years ago. By far the most congenial place they’ve ever lived, he wants to keep it that way. Active for over two decades...

Raleigh’s Council of Greed

Raleigh’s Council of Greed

I wish the people of Raleigh whose life of hard work is being thrown out the window by this Mayor and City Council would rise up and for their sakes VOTE them out in the November 8, 2022 election.