This Is What Immigration Enforcement Looks Like Under President Trump

In two consecutive SWAT-style raids, ICE and U.S. Marshals’ agents raid a family’s home without a warrant. Brittney Nystrom Executive Director ACLU of Utah MARCH 6, 2018 REPRINTED FROM ACLU.ORG Continue reading

Richmond City Manager to Retire

Long time City Manager Bill Lindsay announced on Wednesday that he plans to retire at the end of July. Below is the letter sent to the Mayor and members of the Council.  A search will be underway to solicit a replacement for a seamless transition. Continue reading

LEGALIZED EXTORTION UNDER THE GUISE OF DEMOCRACY Chapter 2

This editorial is lengthy. It has been broken up into two initial chapters with follow-up articles expected as things progress. Be sure to look at Chapter 1. Continue reading

LEGALIZED EXTORTION UNDER THE GUISE OF DEMOCRACY Chapter 1

This editorial is lengthy. It has been broken up into two initial chapters with follow-up articles expected as things progress. Be sure to look at Chapter 2. Continue reading

State of the City Report

Charter Requirement: The Mayor shall make an annual report to the City Council as to the conditions and affairs of the City. Continue reading

Paying Property Taxes Earlier Before They're Due

Over the past several months the Republican dominated Congress—along with their President—has been bragging about their monumental new tax plan that is going to be of great benefit to regular working people. Just how great a benefit this will be is something to be learned over the next several months. Continue reading

Willis Wants to Be Mayor

For many who dabble in the world of local politics, running for office is often a last minute consideration.  For the Richmond Progressive Alliance (RPA), however, the electoral process is a 24/7 endeavor.  As soon as the votes have been counted for one election, the campaigning for the next election has started (if not before).  They are constantly campaigning and walking precincts on behalf of their candidates or their causes. Continue reading

Charter Schools 101.2

Charter schools seem to be the wedge in the world of education that divides communities. Continue reading

State Assembly Candidate Forum

African American Caucus to hold candidate forum for State Assembly Saturday ~ November 4, 2017 11 AM to 2 PM   Continue reading

A Man of Principles

  With both houses of Congress separated into Them and Us with nothing in between, it’s rare to find a man of principle willing to step forward and tell the Emperor that he has no clothes, to stand up to the bullies in his own party and to stand tall when others are hiding. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) was one of President Trump's first GOP critics. Rather than tamp down his criticism of the president to run for reelection next year, Flake announced Tuesday he's retiring. And it's entirely because of Trump. Flake gave a remarkable speech on the Senate floor that amounted to a heavy-hearted takedown of Trump the president, Trump the philosophy and Trump the man.  -------------------- Continue reading
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