Tag: general assembly

City ends arena negotiations Wednesday

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The city announced it has ended negotiations on the Potomac Yard arena and entertainment district in a press release just...

Arena not included in state budget

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] The Virginia General Assembly completed the 2024 session Saturday without language or action on the Sports and Entertainment Authority that...

Update: Loaded gun accidentally brought to Lyles-Crouch by student

By Ryan Hopper An elementary school student accidentally brought a relative’s loaded Ruger 9 mm handgun to Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy on Friday, according to a...

City’s legislative director assesses priorities as General Assembly draws to close

By Mark Eaton The Virginia General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn on Saturday. If a budget is adopted, legislators will return to Richmond on April...

Analysis: Why election reform is elusive

By Mark Eaton City elections are inevitable and intermittent. Improving Alexandria’s election process offers none of the satisfactions of infrastructure enhancements such as plaques, ribbon-cutting ceremonies...

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...