Finance

Gun violence intervention and other initiatives were overlooked while the councilman gained

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Councilman W. Howard Myers, front and center, walks into the Petersburg District Court for a hearing on Thursday, Feb.  16, 2017.

Councilman W. Howard Myers, front and center, walks into the Petersburg District Court for a hearing on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

PETERSBURG—During the pandemic, the federal government dispersed billions of dollars throughout the states to help them respond to the