Tag: glenn youngkin

Your Views: Not a blessing

To the editor: Responding to the Feb. 24 column “It’s the Democrats’ choice:” Contrary to the writer’s statement, many voters failed to be convinced that...

Caren Merrick, Alexandrian and Virginia secretary of commerce, talks path to...

By Kimberly Jackson | [email protected] Caren Merrick was the first woman in her family to get a college degree. It wasn’t easy. Once her parents...

Alexandria high school students protest optional mask policy

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Students gathered outside Alexandria City High School on Wednesday afternoon to protest the School Board’s recent decision to leave mask...

My View with Pete Benavage: It’s the Democrats’ choice

In responding to State Sen. Adam Ebbin’s opinion piece of Feb. 17, “I oppose many Youngkin policies,” let us be clear about several things. Gov....

My View with Adam Ebbin

With Virginia governors constitutionally limited to a single consecutive four-year term, there is no time to waste if an administration is to be successful. Gov....

COVID-19 cases continue rapid decline

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Cases of COVID-19 in Alexandria are plummeting as quickly as they rose when the Omicron variant arrived in town in...

Alexandria City High School students and staff reflect on pandemic-era challenges

By Mark Eaton | [email protected] For Alexandria City High School students and staff, the 2021-2022 school year has required unprecedented levels of flexibility and adaptability. After...

ACPS joins lawsuit against Youngkin

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools and six other Virginia school districts filed a joint lawsuit on Monday opposing Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s (R-VA)...

ACPS defies new governor’s removal of mask mandate

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Following a day one executive order on Saturday from Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) that removed state mask mandates for Virginia...

Mayor outlines “common ground” areas with Gov. Youngkin

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson shared a letter addressed to incoming Gov. Glenn Youngkin outlining areas of cooperation he hopes the two...