Tillotson campaign accuses Hoppe of abusing power in fraternity house agreement

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | 11:32 p.m. CDT; updated 10:16 a.m. CDT, Thursday, March 22, 2012

COLUMBIA — Sixth Ward City Council candidate Bill Tillotson is alleging that opponent and incumbent Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe abused her position when she intervened last fall in an East Campus Neighborhood Association fight against Beta Theta Pi's construction of a house that is taller than city codes allow.