House votes 35-73 against Senate bill to redraw Greensboro city council

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RALEIGH, N.C. – The controversial bill that would change Greensboro’s city council failed to get support in the House Monday night.

The House voted 35-73 against concurring the bill that was introduced by North Carolina Senator Trudy Wade, a former Greensboro City Council member.

Representatives in favor of the bill said it would give citizen proper representation by putting a council member in each district.

Those House members against the bill said it should be left up to the people of Greensboro to decide how they want to be governed. The bill now heads to the conference.