“Enough!”; A Long Time Ago...; Serious Changes and A Serious Indictment ; Hard Report to Read; A Macabre Birthday To You, Edgar!
RVA 5x5 - January 20, 2024
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The meals tax issue is still front and center in Richmond and we can thank those restaurant owners who called you-know-what on the city and stood up and said, “Enough!”
While small businesses have been struggling with antiquated city technology systems and the usual excuses, city “leaders” were off chasing big shiny projects instead of focusing on what mattered for the last seven years.
The mayor and his administration finally react to the torrent of incredulous media stories about insane meals tax bills and promise some relief — can they deliver?
Some media outlets and activists had to sue to find out the real story behind the tragic shooting at the Huguenot High graduation ceremony last summer, and the now-revealed story is not at all reassuring.
A curveball — a fun, non-news…