Opinion pieces from city leaders and local experts on a variety of topics.

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Continuing the...

When we think of fighting for equity and the integration of schools, names like Melvin Miller and Ferdinand T. Day spring to mind. As...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: Strengthen banking ties before Metro...

Savvy business owners are planning now for potential effects from the shutdown of all Alexandria Metro stations this summer. There are many considerations, including...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Mental health initiative helps all stakeholders

In January 2018, my office implemented our new Mental Health Initiative, a collaboration with a number of city agencies that aims to provide treatment...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed.D.: Implementing equitable...

I recently shared my vision for Alexandria City Public Schools with the Alexandria community. It is perhaps fitting that thanks to last week’s snow,...

The Business Plan with Bill Reagan: A tale of two shutdowns

Alexandrians are responding to the impacts of two shutdowns – one haphazard and unnecessary no matter your politics, and the other, that’s both anticipated...

Alexandria in Action with Heather Peeler: Act now to support our...

There was a collective sigh of relief upon hearing about the recent agreement to temporarily end the partial federal government shutdown. Many affected workers...
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