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Meeker vows to serve as citizens’ ‘insider’ at City Hall
Thursday, February 7, 2008 by Austin Monitor
“I’m not running because of what Wal-Mart wants to do to my neighborhood. I’m not running just because of that,” said Meeker, who has been involved with the group Responsible Growth for Northcross since its inception. “I’m running because these kinds of things are going to keep happening in neighborhoods all over
Meeker said he would eventually address issues other than battling the proposed new Wal-Mart at Northcross Mall. He did raise one other issue on Wednesday that he said illustrated the differences between himself and incumbent Place 1 Council Member Lee Leffingwell, which was nuclear power. Meeker reiterated his claim that Leffingwell “came out in favor of nuclear power in the
“I’ve already heard that since I brought this issue up,
When asked about the difference between the meanings of the words “consider” and “support”, Meeker said, “You’ll have to ask
Leffingwell, as reported in Wednesday’s In Fact Daily, has said he will oppose a request from the NRG Energy company for
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