At-Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman introduced the Vacant Property Enforcement Amendment Act of 2016 at today’s legislative meeting of the D.C. Council. Co-introduced by Chairman Mendelson and Councilmembers Allen, Bonds, Cheh, Evans, May, McDuffie, and Nadeau, the legislation aims to deter owners from neglecting their properties and encourage them to bring......(Read More)
The District's efforts to clean up and recover from Jonas continue. I appreciate your patience as our crews work to clear your streets. Below is an update on our progress. Feel free to share with me your thoughts and concerns. I've also included a brief legislative update and preview, because......(Read More)
The meteorologists were right about this one! The District received 22 to 24 inches of snow, with higher totals in Wards 3 and 4. I hope you and your loved ones have been safe and sound during this historic and hazardous blizzard and remain so as we move into clean......(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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