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City council in Richmond to consider taxing oil refineries | #citycouncil

City council in Richmond to consider taxing oil refineries – CBS San Francisco Watch CBS News On Tuesday, the Richmond City Council is expected to decide on ballot measure that would tax the city’s oil refineries, which is expected to raise tens of millions of dollars in revenue. Katie Nielsen reports. Website: http://kpix.com/ YouTube: […]

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Richmond’s Next Mayor? get to Know Maurice Neblett

I’m starting to really enjoy these interviews. My favorite part? Staying in touch with all of the candidates. They’ve all sent me prompts on issues they care about since our individual conversations; not one in aggrandizement of their contributions to anything. Just, “Hey, look at this problem! Help me fix it. Give it some ink.” […]

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Virginia 5th graders partner with mayor to collect toys for families in need

LAWRENCEVILLE, Va. — Toys, toys, and more toys! Their mission is very clear. To put smiles on the faces of the children they attend school with this Christmas. An idea hatched by 5th grader Jaidyn Bell and his friend Thomas Moody when they heard Lawrenceville Mayor LaWanda Tatum talking about collecting toys for local families. […]

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Foul smell leads Richmond city council to demand answers from treatment plant – NBC Bay Area | #citycouncil

The company in charge of Richmond’s wastewater treatment plant was in the hot seat Tuesday night as the city council held a special meeting to get answers after sit facility emitted foul odors for several days.  Richmond residents and city council members had some pointed words towards the Veolia Services officials.  “The stench of this […]

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Democratic Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney announces run for Virginia governor in 2025 – NBC4 Washington

Democratic Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney officially joined the 2025 race for Virginia governor on Monday, touting his executive experience over two terms in office and pledging to be a pragmatic voice for equality and progress. Stoney, 42, made his formal announcement in a video that highlighted his modest upbringing and the struggles he overcame to […]

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Richmond City Council passes resolution supporting Palestinians in Gaza, accusing Israel of ethnic cleansing | #citycouncil

Following an hours-long debate punctuated by emotional testimony, the Richmond City Council overnight voted 5-1 to approve a resolution expressing support for Palestinians in Gaza and accusing Israel of ethnic cleansing and collective punishment. Members of the community spoke for hours in favor of and against the resolution, which was eventually passed shortly after 1 […]

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Richmond city council considers controversial resolution – NBC Bay Area | #citycouncil

As the war continues to escalate between Israel and Hamas, the city of Richmond is weighing in on the international crisis. The city council was expected to vote on a resolution in support of the people of Palestine Tuesday night, something the local Palestinian community is applauding. “I applaud the city of Richmond for taking […]

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Richmond City Council considers resolution supporting Palestinians in Gaza | #citycouncil

As the war rages on between Israel and Hamas more than 7,000 miles away, a Bay Area city council is facing backlash for taking a position on the conflict. The Richmond City Council on Tuesday night considered a resolution expressing support for Palestinians in Gaza. (Link to resolution here: https://pub-richmond.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=51779) Many question whether a local […]

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City Council Picks New Santa Rosa City Attorney | #citycouncil

The Santa Rosa City Council has chosen Teresa Stricker as the new City Attorney for Santa Rosa, its officials announced Thursday. Stricker’s formal contract will be approved by the council on Aug. 22, and she is expected to start on Nov. 6, Santa Rosa’s public information office said in a news release. Stricker replaces former […]

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Mayor, City Council try again to bring a casino to Richmond | #citycouncil

RICHMOND, Va. — Two years after Richmond voters rejected a plan to let Urban One build a casino in South Richmond, Richmond City Council planned to re-introduce those plans at Monday night’s council meeting. “Richmond City Council has introduced this paper in order to meet deadlines in state law to place the referendum on the […]

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