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Sanders Wins the Battle 

By one Republican vote, the Burlington City Council approves Sanders' proposal to create an activist arm: the office of community and economic development. CEDO greatly increases the mayor's role in urban planning and development.

Bernie Sanders

Published May 29, 1983 at 4:00 a.m.

This article was republished in the Seven Days online archive with permission from the owner of Vanguard Press, a free weekly in circulation 1978-1990.
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