The Mayor and members of the City Council Dear ladies and gentlemen: I want to bring to your attention what I have been hearing form the citizens of Richmond in recent months about Schockoe Bottom. As a boy, I grew up in Church Hill, and my father would carry me down to the bottom, telling [...]
Even before I took my hand off the Bible and assumed the office of governor on Inauguration Day, the previous decade’s economy had begun to cool. On Day One, we did not yet know just how bad things would get — but it was obvious that the people of Virginia would need to become reacquainted [...]
I will use this blog, Wilder Visions, to engage and further the public dialogue. I will highlight issues of importance to my community in Central Virginia, the people of the commonwealth of Virginia, and to citizens across this nation -- perhaps even those beyond our shores.