Mar 14, 2024 - News

🌊 The Current: History-making federal judge

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👩🏻‍⚖️ The Senate confirmed Jasmine Yoon, Virginia's first Asian American federal judge, this week. (WSET)

💰 Mayor Stoney is pushing back on state lawmakers who called for VCU Health to terminate its agreement to pay the city nearly $56 million as part of the failed Public Safety Building project. (Times-Dispatch)

  • The payment was intended to be in lieu of taxes and spread out in $2.5 million annual installments over 25 years.

💰 A union contract for Richmond employees that includes raises and new safety standards is headed to City Council. (WVTF)

  • If approved and funded, the contract will be one of the first in Virginia.

🗓️ The last day of school for Chesterfield students is now in May instead of June after a school board vote. (WRIC)

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