Richmond city council was scheduled to vote on appointing a five-member rent board, but Mayor Tom Butt removed the item from the agenda.
City Council had a packed agenda for this week’s meeting but spent most of the evening in conversation with community organizations and the Richmond police about preventing further violence in the city.
A new set of documents filed in an ongoing court case suggest that the heads of Richmond’s three medical marijuana dispensaries may have paid City Councilmembers to back legislation favorable to the dispensaries.
In what may be the biggest electoral victory in the Richmond Progressive Alliance’s 13-year history, the political group has won two more City Council seats—giving it a majority on the council.
With all 53 precincts reported and each ballot counted, the divisive 2016 Richmond election has drawn to a close.
Who’s your money on for the Richmond City Council election? And where are you from? A local election doesn’t necessarily mean local money.
Cesar Zepeda may be new to Richmond’s politics, but he’s no stranger to community organizing. The longtime Richmond resident is the president of both the Hilltop District Neighborhood Council and the Hilltop District Homeowners and...
Women have run in every Richmond City Council election since at least 1997. But this year, Richmond residents will have an all-male ballot of council candidates to choose from on November 8.
Melvin Willis, 26, is the youngest candidate vying for a seat on the Richmond City Council. He served as a Richmond Planning Commissioner from 2012 to 2014.
Nancy DeVille of Richmond Pulse interviews City Council hopeful Ben Choi about the importance of bringing affordable housing and a full-service hospital to Richmond.
Malcolm Marshall of Richmond Pulse interviews incumbent Nat Bates about his run for office, rent control, and the future of Richmond.
Polling place observers may help discourage aggressive electioneering on Election Day, as long as they don't interfere with the voting process.
Candidates’ strategies for development across Richmond—and especially downtown—varied greatly.