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Richmond City Council Passes 2019/2020 Fiscal Budget

Richmond City Council has approved and will sign-off on its budget for the 2019/2020 fiscal year. The spending plan calls for over 320-million dollars for Richmond Public Schools, which will be paid for with the help of a new meals tax. 37 more words

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Mayor Stoney, RPS react to meals tax vote increase

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney was all smiles Tuesday morning, just hours after Richmond City Council approved the meals tax increase.

“I’m excited and I’m happy,” Stoney said. 551 more words

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Richmond City Council passes initiative to use any surplus budget on fixing roads

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Think your city street or sidewalk could use some attention?

Richmond City Councilwoman Kristen Larson reports that the council just passed an initiative to use any surplus funds from this year’s budget on road and sidewalk improvements. 110 more words

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RVA City Council To Remove or Not Remove Confederate Statues

A resolution was introduced at Monday night’s Richmond city council meeting calling for the removal of Confederate statues. It was a packed house last night. People held signs that read “Take’em down now” and people speaking about tearing down racists symbols dominated the meeting. 68 more words

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