Tag: virginia general assembly

School board may reduce size

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria City School Board is considering decreasing the number of members on the board and increasing the length of...

Council to discuss school swing space at public hearing

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council will discuss various items at its public hearing on Saturday, including the Patrick Henry School swing space, The Mill...

November Election Day looms

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] All 140 seats in the Virginia legislature are on the ballot Nov. 5, including five races in which people in...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: The mental health aspect of violence

Last month, I lamented the Virginia General Assembly’s inability to act on necessary gun-related legislation. Since that column went to press, our nation has...

Your Views: Full-term abortion is reprehensible

To the editor: Recently the Alexandria City Council removed the name of former Alexandria Mayor Col. John Fitzgerald from the park at the foot of...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Delegate race outcomes are important

To the editor: The future of our Commonwealth, and our Virginia General Assembly, the oldest continuous legislative body in the western world, hangs in the...