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Family Foundation Combines Transphobia with Reefer Madness

The Family Foundation of Virginia is an evangelical Christian lobby group that finds itself perpetually taking a stand on unpopular issues. They continue their opposition to gay marriage despite a 2021 poll that shows that 71% of Virginians support gay marriage. The...

Rent Control Measures Fail to Progress in Legislative Session

Anti Rent Gouging Bills to Cap Rent Increases Don’t Advance This Session State lawmakers did not advance legislation this session that aimed to slow rising rent prices, although affordable housing remains a big concern for constituents.  Two proposed bills would have...

Direct Artist Funding! Virginia Creatives Want House Bill 642

Virginia has, in recent years, begun supporting a variety of incentive programs and tax breaks for creative individuals and endeavors inside the Commonwealth. Notably, up to this point, are the film incentives with guidelines established by The Virginia Department of...

Gun Laws Hogg the Limelight

Correction: In an email from the communication director for the Virginia Attorney General said that, “Ceasefire Virginia and all of its' marketing, including the TV ads, is being paid for with criminal asset forfeiture funds - no tax dollars are being spent.” In a...

New Amphitheater Threatens Riverfront’s Environment

Original post made on July 17, 2022 by Scott Burger of Oregon Hill News and reposted here with permission. For updated information on the Richmond Riverfront Amphitheater, we wrote about it HERE and HERE When I moved to Richmond in the early nineties, it was a much...

A Statement from Paul Goldman

During a broadcast on The Box 99.5 about the casino issue, host Preston Brown directed offensive comments towards Paul Goldman, director of the No Means No Casino PAC. Recordings from the November 1st program reveal Brown's extensive verbal attacks, labeling Goldman a "Judas" and making derogatory remarks about his Jewish heritage, suggesting...

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Statement from Paul Goldman 2023

Richmond Casino Bait and Switch: A Black-Owned Casino No Longer?

A Letter to the Editor by Josh Stanfield. “Asked about the financing of the project, [Churchill Downs Incorporated CEO] Carstanjen said the specifics would be finalized and made public after the referendum.”  Sarah Rankin, AP, 9.1.23 Green space, pickleball, spa treatments, the resort experience - this is what’s being sold to Richmond...

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Richmond Casino Bait and Switch: A Black-Owned Casino No Longer?

“Blessed“ Is the Second RVA Casino Referendum

Early voting has begin in Virginia and the Richmond casino advocates have gone all-in with the mayor and City Council to make sure the referendum got back on the ballot and now are betting the house with an absurd amount of money to make sure the referendum passes this time. Jimmy Cloutier at Virginia Investigative Journalism has an...

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“Blessed“ Is the Second RVA Casino Referendum by Jon Baliles

Andy Ngo is Obsessed with Confederate Statues

This article has been edited to correct the timeline of events since its publishing. The Commonwealth Club, on September 15, contacted RVA Magazine to report they had canceled hosting the Andy Ngo event due to a conflict of interest with the values of the club and then asked for the article to be taken down.   Richmond, Virginia is in a...

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Andy Ngo_Richmond 2023

Walking is Dangerous in Richmond and Getting Worse

“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.” — Author Dave Barry Richmond, I know you're not trying to hurt me, but you're coming close. Last week, I almost got hit by a car while walking...

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Walking is Dangerous in Richmond and Getting Worse

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