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Alexandria, a non-partisan, non-profit organization which began in 1998, sponsors eight dinner meetings a year with presentations on topics of interest to Alexandrians. Topics are wide-ranging and past topics have included such issues as transportation, education, the arts, public safety, history and preservation, public health, the City budget, the waterfront, the environment and aging in Alexandria. On the Agenda is the podcast version of Agenda Alexandria where we bring special guests into our studio to discuss topics in more depth.

On the Agenda Michael Pope & Eileen Cassidy Rivera

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Alexandria, a non-partisan, non-profit organization which began in 1998, sponsors eight dinner meetings a year with presentations on topics of interest to Alexandrians. Topics are wide-ranging and past topics have included such issues as transportation, education, the arts, public safety, history and preservation, public health, the City budget, the waterfront, the environment and aging in Alexandria. On the Agenda is the podcast version of Agenda Alexandria where we bring special guests into our studio to discuss topics in more depth.

    Affordable Housing

    Affordable Housing

    What is the city of Alexandria doing to ensure housing stays affordable for longtime residents, while new development and infrastructure projects in the area are increasing at a rapid pace. Helen McIlvaine from the Office of Housing in Alexandria, VA and Kayla Hornbrook from the Alexandria Housing Development Corporation  join us to talk affordable housing. 

    • 36 min
    Amazon HQ2

    Amazon HQ2

    What does Amazon's decision to locate in Arlington mean for Alexandria? What role — if any — did all that taxpayer money play in the decision? Tina Leone of the Ballston Business Improvement District and Michael Farren of the Mercatus Center join us to talk Amazon HQ2.

     

    • 33 min

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