Full-court press | Richmond Free Press
From robocalls to press conferences, the Navy Hill District Corp. that Dominion Energy top executive Thomas F. Farrell II heads is pulling out all the stops to generate public support for the $1.5 billion Richmond Coliseum replacement plan ahead of the scheduled vote by City Council in late February.
However, there is little sign that the campaign has created a groundswell of community backing or swayed any of the three to five City Council members who have signaled they are likely to vote “no” on the massive project.
The project needs the approval of at least seven of the nine City Council members.
Just as importantly, a last-ditch effort by…