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Charles Fishburne

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Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.

Articles by Charles Fishburne

Tax Cut Idea Floated At Hanover Supervisors Meeting

The Hanover County Board of Supervisors discussed a tax cut for fiscal 2015 yesterday.  News of a projected $43 million surplus sparked talk of a two cent tax cut -- and a fight.  Board Member W. Canova Peterson suggested rolling over money from year to year was not addressing citizens needs, and vice-chairman Wayne Hazzard said they tend to spend what they get, and they ought to consider a tax cut.  But Chairman Sean Davis said they needed to be prudent and pointed to their fiscal conservatism and a triple A bond rating, and there was a chorus of concerns from other members as wel