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RSVP to My 2nd Annual "Fireworks on the Potomac"

June 16, 2016Blog Post

Please join Delegate Mark Levine for his annual riverfront fundraiser that occurs every year on the Saturday night after July 4. While many celebrate Alexandria’s annual fireworks celebration in Oronoco Park, Mark’s social gathering occurs next door on the lawn outside Mark's house (805 Rivergate Place in Alexandria) in Rivergate Park overlooking the river. Come join your fellow Democrats for wine, food, and great views of the fireworks. Come early to get a good lawn seat or come later after the festivities at Oronoco. 

 

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Alexandria: Remembering D-Day

June 1, 2016News ClipCaen Sister Cities committee to commemorate 72nd anniversary.

It was 80 years ago when Bill McNamara joined the National Guard in 1936. He was just 15 years old then and by the time he was 23, he was the youngest major in Europe, working for the Stars and Stripes newspaper and leading a six-man detachment across Omaha Beach on D-Day in 1944.

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Inside AlexRenew

May 19, 2016News Clip Early June eyed for AlexRenew field opening.

On the surface, the nearly completed park near the east end of Eisenhower Avenue looks like any soccer field. It’s currently soggy and unusable, given the recent rain and some leakage issues, but by June, it should be operational and open to the public. What those playing on the field may not know is that they’re actually standing over 18 million gallons of nitrogen and phosphorous removed from the local water supply.

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Bipartisan Group of Legislators Call on Commissioner Cunningham to Ensure Transparency, Accountability in Anthem-Cigna, Aetna-Humana Mergers

May 9, 2016Press ReleaseCite concern over possible diminished health care options, affordability, and quality

RICHMOND – Today, the Virginia Campaign for Consumer Choice announced twelve state elected officials, from both sides of the aisle, are calling on Insurance Commissioner Jacqueline Cunningham to hear the voices of consumers across Virginia on the effects of proposed mergers of Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana on options, affordability, and quality.

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Politicians for Cannabis Reform to be Honored at Awards Ceremony

May 7, 2016News Clip

In a joint effort to recognize the individuals working hard for cannabis reform in the Washington Metropolitan area, a coalition of NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) is holding their third annual Vanguard awards.

The Washington Metropolitan area is comprised of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia – also known as the DMV area. In 2014, cannabis activists from the DMV came together to form the DMV Cannabis Coalition (DMVCC).

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