Closing the health equity gap in the District has become even more urgent with the full closing of Providence Hospital in Ward 5 anticipated by July 2019. As chair of the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Councilmember Silverman sent a letter to Mayor Bowser to request a clear course of action to......(Read More)
The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 1:00pm in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) regarding the following agencies: Public Employee Relations Board Office of Employee Appeals The draft agenda and witness list,......(Read More)
Dear Resident, I am amazed we are already in mid-February! This year, our office is celebrating Black History Month both at the Wilson Building and in the community! I hope you’ll join us for one or both events. On Friday, Feb. 22, from 2:15-3:15pm, the Council will host its annual program at......(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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