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

Your Views: Alexandria needs an ombudsman

To the editor: Former Mayor Allison Silberberg tried during her term in office to establish a permanent ethics commission. However, her city council cohorts refused...

Alexandrian Daniel Gade wins Republican Senate Primary

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Daniel Gade, of Alexandria, handily won the Republican Senate Primary election on Tuesday, taking 67 percent of the votes, according...

City’s new equity officer kickstarts a conversation on race

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Jaqueline Tucker started working for the city on Feb. 10 with little expectation that her first few months on the...

Council prohibits guns on city property

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously adopted an ordinance that bans firearms on city property at the public hearing held on Saturday. The ordinance...

Alexandria receives $13.9 million in CARES funding

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City council unanimously approved plans for residential rental assistance, food security and small business assistance with money the city received...

City council adopts FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council adopted the fiscal year 2021 operating budget on April 29, after an abridged and highly unconventional budget session...