Dear Resident, After a marathon of hearings, roundtables, and a final legislative meeting, the D.C. Council is now on its summer legislative recess. During recess, the Council won’t be doing any official legislative business, but I’ll be using the time to get out in the community and prepare to get legislation over the......(Read More)
Continuing her efforts to strengthen consumer protection and enhance building code enforcement within the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At Large) introduced legislation earlier this week enabling DCRA to clearly identify and hold responsible all partners in real estate limited liability companies, known as......(Read More)
A bill ending automatic license suspensions for low-income residents who fail to pay debt from parking tickets or traffic tickets passed unanimously on second reading at this past Tuesday’s legislative session, the last before the D.C. Council heads into summer recess. The Driver’s License Revocation Fairness Amendment Act of 2017,......(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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