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Raleigh Councilor to Announce Plans for Re-Election

Posted July 16, 2007 11:53 a.m. EDT

— Russ Stephenson plans to announce Monday that he will run again for a spot on the Raleigh City Council.

Stephenson, who has spent two years on the council, has been an advocate for strengthening neighborhoods, protecting taxpayers and better planning for growth.

Stephenson has strongly pushed increases in impact fees to help pay for the costs associated with growth.