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Commentary: Addressing Opioid Addiction

As this week is Crossover, the midpoint of our Legislative session, I wanted to share with you some good news.

Commentary: How a Bill Does Not Become a Law in Virginia

Most people can remember the flowchart from high school civics class that graphically showed how a bill becomes a law.

Letter to the Editor: Voting Rights Under Attack

Unsatisfied with the existing identification requirements to vote in Virginia, on Feb. 1 Republicans in Virginia’s House of Delegates voted to make it even harder to vote in state elections.

Letter to the Editor: The Human Cost of Repealing ACA

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-10) recently voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act as well as make cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

Letter to the Editor: McLean Moms Demand Action Against Gun Violence

This past weekend our quiet McLean community received the awful news of the murder-suicide of the Chen-Zhou family.

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Not Representative of Who We Are — Richmond Report

Like so many of you and so many Americans, I was appalled when I learned of President Trump's Executive Order barring those from seven Muslim majority countries from entering the United States, even if they have valid American visas of any kind.

Fairfax City Special Election: Michael DeMarco

Imagine living in a city where we have easy access to restaurants, shops, public transportation and work.

Fairfax City Special Election: David Meyer

The City of Fairfax needs a strong, effective mayor to lead the Council in completing its 2035 Comprehensive Plan, getting the two approved redevelopment projects started at Fairfax Circle and Kamp Washington, and protecting existing neighborhoods from increased density and traffic congestion.

Fairfax City Special Election: Ellie Schmidt

You have a choice in the special election on Feb 7.

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Washington's Birthday

This is the second in a series of articles about the George Washington Birthday Celebration.

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A Farewell to Landmark Mall

Hailed as the largest shopping center in northern Virginia when it opened in 1965, Landmark Mall was set to close on Jan. 31 long after most chain stores fled.

Letter to the Editor: Same Old, Same Old

I expected better. Instead of demanding the removal of impediments, large and small, that hobble the creation of wealth, the Democratic Party faithful who gathered recently in Alexandria clamored to keep the Federal trough full.

Letter to the Editor: Disappointed by Coverage

I've been a weekly reader of the Alexandria Gazette for many years. I was shocked when I saw the headline, and then read the story, titled, "Democratic Disunity", in your Jan. 19, issue.

Letter to the Editor: Losing Sight of City's History?

In reading the letter from Mr. Van Fleet, I could not help but think there will now be three projects all in the same few blocks, all large, and all at the same time.