Tag: politics

Council approves Seminary Road lane reduction

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council voted 4-3 to reduce a portion of Seminary Road from four to three lanes and add bike lanes...

City council newcomers reflect on eight months in office

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City council’s first public hearing of the fall is shaping up to be epic in length and community engagement, with...

Our View: Seminary Road touches on bigger issues

Each year, certain city issues seem to be a little louder than others. Whether our city council is considering putting a slaughterhouse next door to...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 6: Are scooters on the right path?

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria’s e-scooter pilot program is nearing the end of the road in September, and community members have lingering questions about...

Our View: How to enhance lower King Street

When considering a life-altering change, it’s important to carefully analyze the benefits and costs associated with the potential transformation. This is true for both...

Your Views: Why are the Democrats trying to re-elect President Trump?

To the editor: It took a lot of mistakes on the Democrats’ part to elect Donald Trump to the presidency in the first place. As...

Council approves resolution in support of gun safety

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] At its June 25 legislative session, city council voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the passage of gun safety...

Scooters in Alexandria Part 5: State bill regulates e-scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Since the early days of Alexandria’s e-scooter pilot program, voices of opposition have called for more regulation of the vehicles and their...

Mo Seifeldein calls for suspension of scooters

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Councilor Mo Seifeldein is calling for the temporary suspension of the city’s e-scooter pilot program, according to a June 20...

Your Views: Development agenda threatens open space, affordable housing

To the editor: Your editorial from June 6 asks, “Is development a net positive?” For those of us saddled with the tax burden higher density...