Tag: general assembly

My View | Justin Wilson: We need a cleaner economy in...

As the General Assembly began its 2020 session, I, like many Virginians, was excited to see history unfold. I was especially proud to watch...

Your Views: Proposed legislation is troubling

To the editor: It is difficult to estimate how many proposals will ultimately succeed in becoming law, but Alexandrians should be aware that there are...

Council updated on legislative priorities for General Assembly session

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During the 2020 Virginia General Assembly session, which commenced on Jan. 8, the city plans to staunchly support state legislation...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Conducting a review of policies

Prosecutors wield a significant amount of authority. We affect the community in a variety of ways, some obvious, others more indirect. Given the authority...

Our View: Remove partisan labels from criminal justice posts

Alexandria has had few public servants like Ed Semonian. This is in part due to his extraordinary 40-year tenure as Alexandria’s clerk of the circuit...

Council considers DASH restructuring, Airbnb taxes

By Hannah Himes | [email protected] City Council heard a preliminary plan to restructure Alexandria’s DASH transit system and a status report on the voluntary collection...

Virginia General Assembly approves funding for combined sewer outfall remediation

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The General Assembly adopted a state budget that includes $25 million for Alexandria’s combined sewer outfall remediation project, the City...

Council approves 2019 General Assembly goals

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted unanimously to accept the city’s proposed legislative package for the 2019 Virginia General Assembly session at its...

City names new legislative director

City Manager Mark Jinks has appointed a former city employee as legislative director. Sarah G. Taylor, who begins the position on Jan. 8, worked for...

City council announces legislative agenda for 2018

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council heard Alexandria’s proposed legislative agenda for the 2018 General Assembly session at its legislative meeting on Tuesday. City priorities...