Stories tagged: "Richmond Politics"

They're calling for an overhaul of Richmond's services for houseless residents.
Richmond City Council Asked to Reform Houseless Services

RICHMOND-Over a hundred social workers are petitioning the Richmond City Council for urgent reforms to its services for houseless people.

Richmond Tries a New Solution for Housing Problem
How Do You Solve Richmond’s Housing Problem? Council Tries a New Option

RICHMOND - In January 2019, 497 people in Richmond were homeless.

An image of George Floyd is projected onto the base of the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Richmond Council Puts Monument Avenue Plan on Hold

RICHMOND-Richmond resident Doug Allen lives one block from Monument Avenue.

The afternoon sun illuminates the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Ave in Richmond, Va., Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.
Richmond Activists, Residents Object to Monument Avenue Park Proposal

RICHMOND-A city ordinance that would make it illegal for people to be on the medians near Marcus-David Peters Circle after sundown is making its way through the Richmond City Council.

A poll worker stamps a voters ballot before dropping it into a secure box at a ballot drop off location on October 13, 2020.  (Photo by Sergio Flores/Getty Images)
Relocated Polls, Last Minute Notices. What Happened to Richmond’s Election?

RICHMOND-In our debrief of Richmond’s election, yesterday we looked at the problems with ballots in the city.

Crews prepare to remove a statue Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. on July 7, 2020. At least 63 Confederate statues, monuments or markers have been removed from public land across the country since George Floyd’s death on May 25, making 2020 one of the busiest years yet for removals, according to an Associated Press tally. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
State Police Asked to Investigative Richmond’s Statue-Removal Contract

RICHMOND — A prosecutor has requested that state police investigate Richmond’s contract for the removal of the city’s Confederate statues.

The Richmond City Council approved a gun ban on Sept. 8.
‘He’s Preaching Racism’ : Victim of ‘Trump Train’ Incident Says President Stirs up Hate

RICHMOND-City police put up signs around Marcus-David Peters Circle Monday, spelling things out in big capital letters.