D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At Large) released the following statement after learning of anti-Semitic remarks made by Councilmember Trayon White (D-Ward 8): “This morning I spoke with my colleague, Councilmember Trayon White, about his disturbing remarks reported in The Washington Post. He expressed to me that he did not realize......(Read More)
In preparation for budget season, Councilmember Silverman sent a letter to Mayor Bowser outlining her budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2019. It includes requests for funding to: Increase Department of Parks and Recreation summer camp slots and extend pool hours Implement our newly-passed public financing program for elections Curb the......(Read More)
The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Thursday, March 15, at 11:00am in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) for the following agencies (government witnesses only): Department of Employment Services, Workforce Investment Council, and the Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity. A......(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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