Dear Resident, Today starts summer recess at the D.C. Council! Of course, the people’s business never stops, but for the next nine weeks the Council will not meet as a legislature. We’ll still be working on constituent concerns, as well as doing research on policy proposals and continuing oversight of executive......(Read More)
The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will convene a public oversight roundtable on the Implementation of the “Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016” on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:00pm in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). The draft witness list, agenda,......(Read More)
Councilmember Silverman sent the following letter to her colleagues before the D.C. Council's July 9 Legislative Meeting regarding an emergency resolution she introduced on July 9 to remove Corbett Price from the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Board of Directors in response to ethics concerns: Dear Colleagues: I am......(Read More)
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