An $0.80 cent per pack cigarette tax dedicated to school facility maintenance will generate roughly $5M per year. Read the analysis and recommendation from our Policy Action Team and how you can voice your opinion!
What do you have to say about the budget and CIP? We'd love your help to inform and elevate the conversation in moving us towards our goal of funding a comprehensive facilities plan for RPS.
Richmond is at a time of challenge and transition as our City Council and Administration look to improve our divisive budget process, while Umoja looks to strategically engage our community to "unify, reconcile, and dismantle" our current racial brokennss.
A fond farewell to a friend, school funding, and plans for the election. Check it all out in the latest Richmond Forward update as we start another awesome Richmond summer!
A special Friday night City Council meeting on the budget! Read about what's being decided and how you can help.
A historic night for community voices and support in Richmond, but what needs to occur to make supporting education a fiscal reality?
Historic night for Richmond begins at 6pm in City Hall, you need to be there!
Next year (FY17) RPS admin is requesting $39 million for school maintenance, while the Mayor is offering $5 million. Projected in the next five-years, this gap will grow to $81 million. How did we get here?
The Mayor, City Council, and School Board sit down to discuss education and there was a lot to talk about.
The Mayor's proposed budget leaves schools wanting, so the negotiation with City Council begins.