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Early Meeting Time Strains Participation

Posted: April 21, 2014 at 5 a.m.

One of the biggest obstacles, other than apathy, to local political participation is time. Many residents lead busy lives.

WHAT’S THE POINT?

Fayetteville’s quick decision to move City Council meeting times 30 minutes earlier creates a bigger burden on residents who want to participate in the deliberative processes of city government.

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