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Letters/Opinions

Alexandria Chamber Of Commerce On Proposed Meal Tax

April 30, 2018

To the Editor:
Below is an email we sent to the Mayor of Alexandria a month ago regarding a proposed 1% increase to the Meals Tax that the City is considering.  Now City Council will vote on a meals tax increase tonight during their final budget add/delete session beginning at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall.

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Lights At The T. C. Williams High School Stadium

April 27, 2018

Opinion: Linda Holland

Question: What conditions have changed since the ACPS and City made the commitment to the community displaced by the building of T. C. Williams High School 50+ years ago not to install lights at the football field

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Alexandria Safety Employees Deserve Equitable Pay

April 4, 2018

By Diana Barrett – President, Southern States Police Benevolent Association
My name is Diana Barrett, President of the Alexandria Chapter of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association.  I am writing not only as one of your police officers but on behalf of the approximately 170 members of my organization. 

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Alexandrians For Better City Government: New PAC In Alexandria

April 2, 2018

Opinion: Bob Wood, Kathy Burns and Hal Hardaway – A4BCG Co-chairs

My name is Bob Wood and I’m a citizen of Alexandria and a co-chair of our new Political Action Committee we call Alexandrians for Better City Government or A4BCG. 

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Narrowing The Options For Amazon

February 2, 2018

In October the National Science Foundation  completed their move to Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria. With 2,100 employees and contractors, and an agency that attracts tens of thousands of overnight visitors each year, this is a big win for Alexandria

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