revolutionary New Richmonder news since 2021 (1RY)
The Congress of People's Councils of the New Richmond Republic convened its second ordinary session from the 17th to the 21st of February 2022 (1 RY). The Congress enacted constitutional amendments, elected new ministers, and passed various Acts of Congress.
The Congress of People's Councils is the supreme organ of state power in the NRR. Congress derives its power and legitimacy from the eponymous local people's councils spread throughout the Republic's regions. The laws passed in Congress cannot be contradicted by any local law or any action or decree of the Central People's Government's other organs, ministries, and agencies. Congress also possesses the authority to recall any officer of the Central People's Government and to amend the Basic Law.
The Mountaineer is the Republic's leading newspaper, reporting on events in New Richmonder politics and society. The paper also occasionally reports on events throughout the broader New Virginian sector, such as from Nordale or the Commonwealth of New Virginia.