OPINION: Time to Deliver

Bon Secours needs to deliver on its promise to East End residents.

OPINION: Close Thunder Road

It’s about time the General Assembly passed noise bills. Now it’s time to enforce them on the roads.

OPINION: Dream Big

If the oldest, continuous lawmaking body in the New World can legalize pot and eliminate the death penalty, then it ought to be able to get these schools fixed.

OPINION: A Rare Opportunity

Richmond’s leaders need to take full advantage of American Rescue Plan funds to address core inequality issues.

OPINION: Growing Responsibility

As Virginia prepares to decriminalize marijuana on July 1, it’s our responsibility to stay smart, safe and informed regarding the new laws.

A Salute to Mr. Williams

The Pulitzer Prize won by Michael Paul Williams is due recognition that Richmond is changing – thanks in part to brave people like him.

OPINION: School Board Drama

Updated: click link to see the real costs of building two elementary schools and a middle school in Richmond.

OPINION: Privatizing Creighton

Welcome to public housing without the public part. It’s time to demand that RRHA provides more of a commitment to residents.

OPINION: Reopen Safely, Rebuild Now

George Wythe High School urgently needs rebuilding. The Richmond School Board should be focused on reopening schools, not taking over school construction.

OPINION: Loaded Dice

Let’s not gamble with Richmond’s future by lining the pockets of casino investors.

OPINION: Magnolias and Mendacity

School Board and city officials need to seize the moment and embrace solutions rather than age-old slugfests when building new schools.

OPINION: The Mayor’s Final Exam

His ambitious equity agenda offers opportunity, but dangers as well.

Opinion: Lessons in Historical Irony

Removing the A.P. Hill monument won’t absolve us of our past, but it is a necessary step in redefining the city.

OPINION: Suppport Our Equal Pay

The mayor’s proposed budget did not provide funding for Richmond’s public defenders despite paying prosecutors, but City Council can correct the disparity.

OPINION: Build Back Better

Members of Richmond Together offer ideas on how the city could best utilize relief funds to address racial and economic inequities.


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