On Tuesday, September 26, the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a public hearing on the Workforce Development System Transparency Act of 2017. The meeting will be in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) at 11:00 a.m. A draft witness list is......(Read More)
D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At Large) today introduced three bills to help make the District more accessible, affordable, and transparent by proposing a Small Business Advisory Council, a housing subsidy for severely rent-burdened seniors and disabled residents, and a searchable public grants database that tracks District spending. Councilmember Silverman introduced......(Read More)
On Wednesday, Councilmember Silverman, as chair of the Council's Committee on Labor and Workforce Development sent a letter to the District's Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, asking for more information on Yelp's plans for hiring and training District residents. Yelp recently announced it will be opening an office......(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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