At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman today released the following statement in response to a letter on July 26 from Events DC announcing an increase of $10 million to the total cost of the Wizards practice facility, raising the project budget to $65 million: "I am extremely disappointed to learn that the cost......(Read More)
What a day to celebrate the life of Jerry N. Clark here at the Council of the District of Columbia, a government he worked so hard to persuade and influence in the pursuit of equality for all. The righteous pursuit of statehood for D.C. and the path to make it......(Read More)
Today, the Council of the District of Columbia held the final legislative meeting of the session. A committee mark-up of the Universal Paid Leave Act, co-introduced and co-written by Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At Large) last October, was postponed until the Council reconvenes after the legislative recess. Councilmember Silverman released the......(Read More)
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