Tag: Virginia

Your Views: Popular Vote Interstate Compact is unconstitutional

The proponents of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact say that they are supporting democracy and fairness. In fact, the result of their proposal...

Analysis: What to make of COVID-19 data?

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Data on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website indicate that since late October, every state in the continental...

Election Day 2020: Mark Warner, Don Beyer re-elected

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Associated Press declared Democratic nominee former Vice President Joe Biden the winner of Virginia at 7:31 p.m. on Election...

Redistricting reform amendment to appear on ballots in November

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] It’s only August, but politicians and advocacy groups are already starting to mount campaigns around a constitutional amendment that will...

Virginia falls between its neighbors in COVID-19 surges

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Virginia’s neighbors to the north along the Atlantic seaboard, from Maryland to Massachusetts, were hit much harder during phase one...

Alexandria prepares to enter phase one of reopening on Friday

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] After a two-week delay, Northern Virginia will be allowed to join the rest of the state in entering the first...

Your Views: Sen. Ebbin’s critique was misguided

To the editor: It is unusual for elected officials to criticize newspapers because the way our system works is that newspapers are supposed to criticize...

My View | St. Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-30

In your July 11 editorial, “Guns aren’t the whole problem,” the Alexandria Times states that, when it comes to preventing gun violence, complex mental...

Your Views: Who is liable in scooter accidents?

To the editor: There’s been a lot of talk recently about the use of e-scooters. Typically, the focus is on who uses the scooters and...

Virginia General Assembly approves funding for combined sewer outfall remediation

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The General Assembly adopted a state budget that includes $25 million for Alexandria’s combined sewer outfall remediation project, the City...