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Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney's proposed $758 million budget includes a 9-cent real estate tax hike, a cigarette tax and an $18.5 million increase for schools. Read more

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"It's a matter of moral priority, and doing the right thing," Councilwoman Kim Gray says of the proposal to rename the thoroughfare in honor of Arthur Ashe Jr. Read more

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Richmond City Council committee advances 2nd District member Kim Gray's proposal to rename the Boulevard in honor of Arthur Ashe. Read more

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Cynthia Newbille moves into the president's chair on Richmond City Council, while Chris Hilbert becomes vice president. Read more

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The large-scale downtown redevelopment project would replace the Richmond Coliseum, renovate the Blues Armory and build 2,800 apartments and a hotel. Read more

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With Colonial Downs set to reopen in New Kent, Virginia officials hope off-site gambling will boost the equine industry. Read more

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Richmond City Council will seek more input from residents before moving forward with the ordinance to rename the street in honor of Arthur Ashe. Read more

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An agreement with the city opens the door to a faster pace of affordable housing development. Read more

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The 7th District Richmond City Council representative answers our pressing questions. Read more

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Henrico’s meals tax has funded nearly $58 million in school projects since 2013. Read more

Education

School advocates and tax opponents crowd City Council chambers to speak on the measure, which failed on a 6-3 vote. Read more

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Richmond Crusade for Voters co-founder William Ferguson Reid helped pave the way for African-Americans in Virginia politics. Read more

Sunday Story

After a public hearing, last-ditch efforts to delay the vote and a change of heart by two representatives, the measure passed 7-2. Read more

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A divided Richmond City Council forwards the mayor's plan to raise the tax to 7.5 percent after a failed attempt to postpone action for 30 days. Read more

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Some Richmond City Council, School Board members express reservations during a joint meeting. Read more

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Mayor Levar Stoney looks back at the first year of his term and outlines priorities for 2018. Read more

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