Tag: FOIA

Your Views: Private scheming was anti-police

To the editor: In our Dec. 9, 2021, letter “Public debate, private scheming,” we noted that a Freedom of Information Act request had revealed that...

Our View: Toothless Sunshine Law

Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act was created to prevent elected officials from gathering together out of the public eye and making policy without citizen...

Sunshine Law: A closer look

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Times received FOIAed documents earlier this month consisting of text and email exchanges between four City Council members who...

Your Views: What the city doesn’t want you to know

To the editor: Freedom of Information Act records are crucial to the public’s right to know about their elected leaders and the democratic process....

Your Views: Findings from a citizen FOIA about Seminary Road

To the editor: In the aftermath of the stunning story, “Times analysis: Seminary Road FOIA docs” the Alexandria Times published on Jan. 23, 2020 showing...

Times FOIA Fund update

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] In the first two quarters of 2020, the Alexandria Times received $1,069.32 in donations to its FOIA Fund, with no...

Your Views: It’s time for a clean sweep

To the editor: I am becoming increasingly concerned about the questionable management of our city, particularly enforcement of city codes, bias against residents and for...

Times FOIA Fund update

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] During the first quarter of 2020, eight people donated a total of $975 to the Alexandria Times FOIA Fund. The...

Delving into data on lawsuits filed against the city

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] T.C. lights. The Hugo Black House. Ask most Alexandrians, and they’ll be able to recite the details of these controversial,...

AFD response to Seminary Road FOIA emails

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Following the legislative meeting on Feb. 11, during which council revisited the controversial Seminary Road restructuring, Alexandria Fire Chief Corey...