Dear Resident, Starting today, the D.C. Council joins many of our public schools and public charter schools in taking a summer break — or legislative recess, as we call it. This means there will be no official D.C. Council legislative business for the next nine weeks: No Council hearings, markups, or......(Read More)
Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At Large) today introduced legislation to comprehensively assess how the District spends an estimated $100 million on workforce development, detailing not only spending but performance outcomes to determine the programs and providers which succeed at placing residents into good jobs and keeping them there, and which ones......(Read More)
Dear Resident, Happy Fourth of July! My staff and I are getting excited about joining neighbors tomorrow at the 16th Annual Barracks Row 4th of July Parade and the Palisades Citizens Association's 51st Annual July 4th Parade and Picnic. Neighborhood Parades: If you're interested in walking with us tomorrow, please......(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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