Tag: city council

Letter to the Editor: Why I support Amy Jackson

To the editor: I’m writing to explain why I support Amy Jackson for city council and encourage others to do the same in the June...

Letter to the Editor: Jack Taylor responds to articles

To the editor: I’m compelled to write in response to two recent articles about contributions to Alexandria’s mayoral candidates. The first was a letter written...

My View: Alexandria gets housing affordability wrong

By Vanessa Calder Alexandria’s city council successfully increased the meals tax on restaurants in its jurisdiction on May 10. The council’s plan is to dedicate...

Letter to the Editor: Potomac Yard Metro: What did they know...

To the editor: The loss of a southern entrance for the planned new Metro stop at Potomac Yard is disappointing. I could live with that...

Shattered promises in Potomac Yard

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Potomac Yard residents are frustrated after what they see as a pattern of bait-and-switch from the city and a lack of accountability...

Forum reveals candidates’ true colors

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria’s mayoral and council candidates gathered for the first time under one roof ahead of the June 12 Democratic primary...

Letter to the Editor: Restaurant workers need affordable housing

To the editor: Sure, nobody likes a tax increase, but I’m really, really glad Councilor Willie Bailey pressed elected officials to act on affordable housing....

Letter to the Editor: Needed: councilors who can make, not just...

To the editor: What our current city council did by making the meals tax the highest in the region was make Alexandria marginally more costly...

Letter to the Editor: Who not to vote for

To the editor: On April 16, the Democrats for a Better Alexandria announced their slate for mayor and city council. They endorsed incumbent mayor Allison...

Letter to the Editor: Affordable housing should not be local priority

To the editor: On May 12, the Alexandria City Council voted to confirm increasing the restaurant meal tax from 4 percent to 5 percent, and...
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