Tag: FOIA

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 | ddunbar@alextimes.com 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 | cmelloklein@alextimes.com 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 | mschrott@alextimes.com Following the legislative meeting on Feb. 11, during which council revisited the controversial Seminary Road restructuring, Alexandria Fire Chief Corey...

Our View: A fund for FOIAs

Requests under the Freedom of Information Act can be expensive, and they're not free for media companies – contrary to popular belief – when...

My View | Frank Putzu: ‘Hold to that talking point’

By Frank Putzu As revealed last week, FOIA documents indicate that the Alexandria Department of Transportation and Environmental Services officials confused the position of the...

Alexandria Times analysis of Seminary Road FOIA documents

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Despite repeated claims by Department of Transportation and Environmental Services staff that the Alexandria Fire Department had significant input into...

Our View: New Times initiatives for 2020

We’re excited to announce two noteworthy initiatives at the Alexandria Times, which we believe will significantly contribute to civic understanding in our city. The first,...

My View | Frank Putzu: Fire Department lacked input on Seminary...

By Frank Putzu This is the first of three My Views that will examine the role of the Alexandria Fire Department in planning prior to...

Contractor named for controversial Potomac Yard Metro

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com WMATA and the City of Alexandria have named Potomac Yard Constructors, a dual venture from Halmar International and Schiavone Construction Co., as...