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Sheer Reckless Folly!

March 29, 2017

Opinion: Environment Virginia

Today, President Trump signed an executive order rolling back climate progress. The executive order instructs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite the Clean Power Plan, the single largest step the U.S. has taken to limit climate change.

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Fight Back To Save Healthcare On March 23

March 17, 2017

Opinion: New Virginia Majority
Thursday, March 23rd, marks the seventh anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Since its passage, millions of Virginians have benefited from affordable, life-saving healthcare. New Virginia Majority and healthcare advocates from across the country are gathering in Washington, DC on March 23 to protest the plan to dismantle the ACA.

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Governor McAuliffe Statement On President Trump’s Budget Proposal

March 16, 2017

Opinion:

Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today in response to President Trump’s initial budget proposal:

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A Day Without Brains

March 8, 2017

Commentary by Sanford D. Horn
With practically no workable notice – less than 48 hours – Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) have inconvenienced parents, possibly costing them a day’s pay while teachers participate in something called “A Day Without Women.”

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#HateFreeVA

March 8, 2017

Opinion: New Virginia Majority, Tenants and Worker’s United

On International Women’s Day, we, New Virginia Majority and sister organization Tenants and Worker United - Inquilinos y Trabajadores Unidos, celebrate and honor the social, political and economic achievements of women across the globe.

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School Funding

March 7, 2017

To the Editor:
On Feb. 21, I presented City Council and the public with proposed City operating and capital budgets for the fiscal year beginning July 1, and a proposed capital improvement program for the next decade.

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Immigration

February 15, 2017

To the Editor:
My grandfather Albert Joseph Bialek came to the United States from Poland {Galicia} in 1910. Per the Ellis Island website he boarded the ship Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse in Bremen, Germany {formerly Prussia}.

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Alexandria Responds To White Supremacy

February 8, 2017

To the Editor:
The presence of white supremacist Richard Spencer in Old Town is a symptom of our broken politics. The major political parties have too long avoided difficult conversations about racial and economic justice. White supremacists want to fill that vacuum with hate speech.

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Christ Church Vestry Release Statement On White Supremacy

February 8, 2017

To the Editor:
The Vestry, or governing body, and clergy of Historic Christ Church, Alexandria, has released a statement regarding white supremacy.

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Response to Governor McAuliffe Announces Cyber Vets Virginia Training Initiative Partnership With SANS Institute’s VetSuccess Academy

February 2, 2017

To the Editor:
It is an awesome opportunity that SANS is offering free cyber training to veterans. For all that they have done to serve this country, they deserve as much assistance as possible to get acclimated into civilian life, including training for career opportunities.

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