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

Democrats take control of the state legislature in Tuesday’s election

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] All five of Alexandria’s incumbent state officeholders for the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates were reelected on Tuesday. In...

City council responds to President Trump’s refugee executive order

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council adopted a resolution in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order 13888, which required official consent from state...

City council declares climate emergency

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria joined 500 other communities worldwide in declaring a climate emergency, after city council unanimously approved a resolution to that...

City council approves agreements for small cell facilities

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council approved five-year agreements with two major telecommunications companies – Verizon and AT&T – to permit the installation of...

Council to vote on 5G cell facilities, Virginia Paving Company at...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council is set to vote on several projects that aim to address the city’s technological and developmental needs at...

Longtime Alexandria resident Joe Sestak runs for president

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] He was late to the start line, but Joe Sestak is far from counting himself out of the 2020 presidential...