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

Sep 2, 2016 8:30 AM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

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: 2016 Elections 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: 2016 Elections

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: 2016 Elections

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: 2016 Elections 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: 2016 Elections

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: 2016 Elections

City Councilman Jon Baliles, a rumored hopeful in the city’s 2016 mayoral race, has hired the fundraising consultant that worked for two winning Republican Senate candidates this past November. more

Jan 21, 2016 5:00 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

Joe Morrissey isn’t ready to say that he’s running for mayor – yet. But the former state delegate is more than happy to sound off on what he sees as the defining issue of the city’s 2016 election: the state of Richmond Public Schools. more

Jan 18, 2016 3:15 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

From our first action-adventure physician mayor William Foushee until the present predicament, Richmond's wrestled with how best to govern itself and and where the municipal majesty of democracy should occur. more

Jan 15, 2016 3:42 PM Field Notes: 2016 Elections

Richmond City Council President Michelle Mosby says there’s no apology on the way for an offensive comment she allegedly directed at a colleague in a closed meeting last week because she did not make them. more

Jan 11, 2016 12:00 PM News

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Speakers at a Thursday afternoon press conference, organized by the Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality, touted an alternative proposal to memorialize Shockoe Bottom’s slave-trading history that expands beyond the Lumpkin’s Jail site. more

Dec 10, 2015 3:30 PM News

The election to succeed Mayor Dwight C. Jones is a year from now. Is it too soon to start speculating on who might replace him? Of course not. more

Nov 3, 2015 10:40 AM NEWS & FEATURES 1 Comments

The seven-person committee tasked with gathering public input on whether City Council members should be paid more kicked their feet up early Wednesday night as only four people (minus reporters) showed up at City Hall to give their two cents on the m more

Oct 21, 2015 8:45 PM News

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