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Citing limited resources and neglected needs, Mayor Levar Stoney on Monday unveiled his first budget, proposing utility rate increases and additional funding for Richmond Public Schools. more

Mar 7, 2017 11:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog 2 Comments

Mayor Levar Stoney signed a directive Monday morning he says “reaffirms” Richmond’s commitment to inclusion in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration. more

Feb 6, 2017 6:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Former Mayor Dwight C. Jones departed City Hall at the end of 2016, but his final actions in office are still looming over his successor and the new Richmond City Council. more

Jan 23, 2017 4:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

Mayor Levar Stoney announced Thursday that former West End City Council representative and mayoral candidate Jon Baliles will work in his administration. more

Jan 19, 2017 2:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney delivered his inaugural address Saturday, promising as he did on the campaign trail to begin restoring confidence in government, repairing schools and ushering in a new era of leadership in City Hall. more

Jan 14, 2017 2:29 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Levar Stoney was sworn in as Richmond’s new mayor on Saturday at City Hall. more

Dec 31, 2016 1:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Richmond City Council approves funding for 40 police recruits, but delays vote on proposed Grace Street Tower. more

Dec 13, 2016 10:15 AM News

Mayor-elect Levar Stoney on Monday announced he will retain the city’s current chief administrative officer, Selena-Cuffee Glenn, when his term begins in January. He also named Lincoln Saunders his chief of staff. more

Dec 5, 2016 5:15 PM News

Michelle Mosby pitches continuity and council experience in her bid for Richmond mayor. more

Sep 2, 2016 8:30 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

A long overdue Richmond financial report has hit a new snag, and this time, city officials say it’s out of their hands. more

Aug 15, 2016 4:45 PM News

Former Secretary of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney's announcement of his candidacy for Richmond mayor surprised no one; what has been surprising is how quickly his campaign has differentiated itself from that of his competitors. more

May 25, 2016 12:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

Ending months of speculation, West End Councilman Jon Baliles announced Monday he is running for Richmond mayor. Also Monday, Richmond businessman Brad Froman announced he, too, is running. more

Apr 4, 2016 4:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Why announce that you’re running for mayor when you could, instead, announce that you will announce that you are running for mayor? more

Mar 30, 2016 3:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

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

It’s déja vù all over again more

Mar 1, 2016 4:01 PM History 1 Comments

Second in a series on how we arrived at the City Hall we love to hate more

Mar 1, 2016 3:49 PM History

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The Richmond City Council president's mayoral campaign now boasts a new ride. more

Feb 24, 2016 3:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 8 Comments

Whether declared or not, a widening field of potential mayoral candidates should make citizens consider the qualifications of those who may run. Why do we actually want and can any of them provide us with needed leadership? more

Feb 23, 2016 1:33 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

More than 200 Richmond Public Schools teachers, parents, students and supporters rallied on the steps of City Hall Wednesday afternoon to advocate for more funding for the cash-strapped school division. more

Feb 10, 2016 7:00 PM Education

Whispers of a L. Douglas Wilder bid in the city's 2016 mayoral election prove too intriguing to ignore. more

Feb 4, 2016 12:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

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