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Beer and Politics

Join us Tuesday evening, June 13, at Asheville Brewing downtown (77 Coxe Avenue), between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., for the first of what we hope will be frequent Beer & Politics gatherings. What’s that, you say? We envision Beer & Politics as a chance to unwind, get to know each other better, meet new members, share what…

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Citizens Hold Mark Meadows’ Town Hall Without Him

On May 13, 2017 over 150 people gathered in Jackson Park in Hendersonville for a Mark Meadows Town Hall. The event was organized by Hendersonville Indivisible along with other local activists. Although Congressman Meadows had been invited to meet with constituents and hear their concerns, he did not attend. So over a dozen speakers addressed the crowd to discuss Health Care, Immigration and the Environment.

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Essential Health Benefits: Office Visit With Rep. McHenry Staff

Two of our members recently met with Roger Kumpf, Rep. Patrick McHenry’s staff member at his Black Mountain office, to present their concerns about the importance of essential health benefits and coverage for pre-existing conditions. Their main points were summarized in a leave-behind MEMO, which is quoted in full below. The results? The staffer read…

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Request to Senator Burr for Senate Intelligence Committee Updates

Two of our members recently reached out to Senator Richard Burr to ask him to provide regular and frequent updates about the progress of the committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2017 Presidential Election. They met with staff in Senator Burr’s Asheville office and after reading the following memo together, asked that it passed on the Senator Burr.

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We Don’t Look Good in RussianTies

On March 10, 2017, over 8,000 #RussianTies post cards were mailed by NC voters to Senator Richard Burr’s office in North Carolina, and Washington DC. IndivisibleAVL took part by hosting a post card writing party at the Pack Memorial Library the day before. The mail out was in response to Richard Burr’s comments to the…

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Indivisible Asheville in the News

What excitement at our last big meeting! With hundreds in attendance, we drew the attention of WLOS-TV. More on the February 6th meeting at: http://wlos.com/news/local/indivisible-ashevillewnc-meeting-draws-hundreds #indivisibleavlnews #wlos

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