Tag: general assembly

City leaders send ‘wish list’ legislative package to General Assembly

By Mark Eaton Alexandria’s Legislative Director Sarah Graham Taylor and members of City Council are unsure how much of the city’s “wish list” has a...

Navigating the sounds of a growing city

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] Alexandria’s noise ordinance has undergone many changes since its inception in the early 1960s to address the challenges of a...

Alexandria readies for 2023 General Assembly

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] COVID-19 recovery efforts, economic development and compensation philosophies were just some of the topics discussed at City Council’s Tuesday legislative...

Mayor discusses fall legislative priorities

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council held its first 2022-2023 legislative meeting on Tuesday evening, in which a discussion took place about the General...

Attention on aging

By Michael Schuster The Northern Virginia Aging Network consists of staff representatives from the five Northern Virginia Agencies on Aging board members from the local...

My View with John Porter: Paving the road to success

This month marks two years since the first serious illnesses and deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19 occurred. Two years ago our nation began...

Your Views: Get money out of politics

To the editor: A shout out to local Virginia legislators, State Sen. Adam Ebbin and Delegate Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, who voted for all the campaign finance...

City hires labor relations staff

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The city announced the appointment of two labor relations positions, Chief Labor Relations Officer Kevin Stokes and Labor Relations Administrator Sean...

City to submit transit grant application

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved a grant application to the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for the 2022 Transit Ridership...

Your Views: Let’s do something about noise pollution

To the editor: I can hear it, the primal thrum, followed by the cringe-inducing strain of shifting gears. The exhaust system backfires making popping,...