Tag: politics

City council vote sparks heated debate

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A city council discussion concerning delegating certain tasks to the city manager and the city attorney at Tuesday’s legislative meeting...

Our View: Hopes for a new city council session

City council kicks off 2018 – and the third year of this council term – with its first meeting of the New Year on...

Longtime teacher Amy Jackson to run for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Amy Jackson, a former Fairfax County teacher and longtime Alexandria resident, is the latest to announce her candidacy for city council. Jackson filed...

Vice Mayor Justin Wilson announces mayoral run

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Vice Mayor Justin Wilson announced on Monday morning that he will run for mayor in 2018, setting the stage for a...

Dak Hardwick to run for Alexandria City Council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dak Hardwick, previous chair of the Alexandria Democratic Committee and Chamber of Commerce, announced on Oct. 19 that he will...

Our View: Patriotic celebrations are the perfect antidote to recent events

When times are low, as they unmistakably have been in Alexandria recently, sometimes a good old display of patriotism is just what the doctor...

Our View: Council needs to better steward our tax dollars

The concept of stewardship should be central to any discussion of city council’s historic 6-1 vote at Monday night’s add/delete session to raise local...

How the city plans to meet its outfalls deadline by 2025

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com  After Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) signed into law bills that will require Alexandria to have its aged sewer system outfalls updated by...

City leaders respond after Gov. McAuliffe’s outfalls deadline decision

By James Cullum | jcullum@alextimes.com City officials are reeling after Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law a bill that will require Alexandria to have its aged sewer system...

Alexandria officials expect quiet end to lame duck session

By Melissa Quinn With four members departing in January, Alexandria City Council is in the midst of its lamest-duck session in recent memory — but...
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