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Kimberly Gray

While the city fights to regain financial stability, entrepreneurs and residents are providing a much-needed infusion of energy. more

Jan 9, 2017 8:30 AM , Features

RPS Superintendent Dana Bedden’s budget proposal includes a $22.8 million increase in operating funding. more

Dec 6, 2016 10:15 AM Education

Richmond City Council incumbents swept their races, but a School Board shakeup left only one incumbent safe. more

Nov 9, 2016 8:20 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The Richmond City Democratic Committee on Thursday endorsed candidates in 17 of the 18 City Council and School Board races. more

Oct 7, 2016 9:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The Richmond Education Association on Wednesday afternoon endorsed Levar Stoney’s campaign for Richmond mayor, as well candidates in 16 of the 18 Richmond City Council and Richmond School Board races. more

Sep 14, 2016 3:35 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Budget casualties include a program for city middle-schoolers who have fallen behind. more

Sep 7, 2016 9:10 AM News

Five Richmond City Council incumbents have challengers lining up for the November elections; four open seats are up for grabs. more

May 13, 2016 4:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Mayor Dwight C. Jones on Friday morning rebuked Richmond City Council members who have put forth amendments to his budget proposal that would allocate additional funding for Richmond Public Schools. more

Apr 15, 2016 12:00 PM News 2 Comments

Kim Gray

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What is expected to be one of the most contentious Richmond City Council races this cycle is officially set. more

Mar 21, 2016 6:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

Richmond City Council and the Richmond School Board met Monday as the school district grapples with an $18 million shortfall for the upcoming year. more

Mar 14, 2016 4:00 PM News

The Richmond School Board adopts a budget that asks City Council for $18 million more to boost teacher pay, hire more staffers and work on academic improvement. more

Feb 2, 2016 10:00 AM Education

The RPS administration’s recommended plan for eliminating the system’s empty seats, updating its buildings and constructing new ones would cost in the neighborhood of $620 million. more

Apr 14, 2015 11:07 AM Education

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