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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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Richmond City Council approves budget, controversial amendment

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond City Council on Monday approved their budget and a controversial amendment.

The amendment requires that all money transfers to be approved and voted on by council members, who said this is to ensure that money is being spent on what taxpayers want. 223 more words

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After Mayor Stoney's recommendations, Richmond City Council balances budget

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond City Council finally balanced its budget Wednesday. City council members endured a marathon 18-hour meeting that began Monday night and spanned into Tuesday morning before council members sent the budget back to Mayor Levar Stoney for help. 356 more words

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Richmond Public Schools reveal $8 million budget surplus

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — When recently elected Richmond City Councilman Michael Jones learned the Richmond Public School District has $8 million dollars in its budget he wondered where the money came from. 370 more words

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City council approves $1.6M in additional funding for RPD

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — As Richmond’s crime rate continues to climb, the city’s police department is asking for additional funding.

The Richmond City Council took steps to address that concern Monday night, voting unanimously to approve an extra $1.6 million for the department. 130 more words

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8News Daily Poll: Do you think Richmond should increase police funding?

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond City Council will vote Monday on whether or not to provide more funding to the Richmond Police Department.

Police have been dealing with an increase in crime this year. 89 more words

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Richmond City Council to vote to give RPD more funding

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond City Council will vote Monday on whether or not to provide more funding to the Richmond Police Department.

Police have been dealing with an increase in crime this year. 61 more words

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