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At Annual Sheriff's Conference, GOP Candidates Talk Retention and Funding

With just 56 days left before Election Day, Republican candidates for state-wide office addressed the annual conference of Virginia Sheriff's Association Wednesday (9/13). Saraya Wintersmith reports Ed Gillespie spoke for about a half hour at the DoubleTree in Williamsburg and vowed to prioritize officer rentention and the state’s funding disparity between local police and sheriffs.

Political Analysis for Friday, August 25, 2017

Jeff Schapiro of the Richmond Times-Dispatch joins 88.9 WCVE’s Craig Carper for this week's political analysis. Topics include continuing fallout from the protests in Charlottesville, a possible government shutdown, and plans for Virginia's budget surplus.

CC: From WCVE News in Richmond, I’m Craig Carper. Joining me now from the Richmond Times Dispatch is political columnist and WCVE’s political analyst, Jeff Schapiro. Jeff, good morning.

JS: And good morning to you, Craig.

Political Analysis for Friday, August 18, 2017

Jeff Schapiro joins WCVE's Craig Carper for this week's political analysis. Topics include the political fallout from the rally in Charlottesville, and how its effects have changed the campaign for governor, as well as the ramifications nationwide.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, CRAIG CARPER

CC: From WCVE News in Richmond, I’m Craig Carper. Joining me now from the Richmond Times Dispatch is political columnist and WCVE’s political analyst, Jeff Schapiro. Jeff, good morning.

JS: Hi there, Craig. Welcome back and congratulations, Dad.

Richmond Schools Modernization Plan Goes to November Ballot

Here in the City of Richmond, the November ballot will now pose a charter-amending question to voters. The five-part proposition will ask whether the Mayor shall be required to present a fully-funded school infrastructure modernization plan to the City Council.

Richmond City Circuit Court Chief Judge C.N. Jenkins Jr. signed the order authorizing the question to go on the ballot Tuesday (8/15).

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