News about city government, Alexandria City Council and the city’s representatives in the Virginia General Assembly.

Council updated on legislative priorities for General Assembly session

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session, which commenced on Jan. 8, the city plans to staunchly support state legislation...

Beyer proposes Cleaner, Quieter Airplanes Act

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) of Virginia’s 8th District introduced legislation that could address concerns around the environmental impact and noise...

City proposes extensive changes to noise control ordinance

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Over the past few months, city staff has been working to craft potential changes to the city’s noise control ordinance...

Permit parking changes approved by city council

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved a staff-recommended change to amend the city’s residential permit parking program during its public hearing on Saturday. While...

City human rights code to include gender identity

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council unanimously voted to amend Alexandria’s human rights code to include protections for gender identity at Saturday’s public hearing....

City council approves phase two e-scooter pilot

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Council voted unanimously to approve a phase II dockless e-scooter pilot program at its public hearing on Saturday. The phase II...