Dear Resident, Fall is here! That means cooler weather, fall festivals—and this year, new Council subcommittees and an ambitious legislative agenda for the last three months of Council Period 21. That includes, of course, paid family leave. Hillary Clinton said it best at Hofstra University on Monday night: It’s about......(Read More)
WASHINGTON, DC – At-Large D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman, Chairperson of the Subcommittee on Workforce, today announces three hearings focused on opportunities to increase economic equity in the District. In late October, there will be a hearing on a permanent bill to further address wage theft; in early November, the subcommittee......(Read More)
WASHINGTON, DC – At-Large D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman today released the following statement after the D.C. Council’s vote to table the Hours and Scheduling Stability Act of 2015 at their Committee of the Whole meeting: “At this morning’s Council breakfast, I asked my colleagues to vote against a motion to......(Read More)
Elissa Silverman is an at-large member of the D.C. Council, focusing her career on making the District and its government accountable, responsive, and accessible to residents through her work as a budget analyst, reporter, and progressive reformer.
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