Posted by Elissa Silverman on March 08, 2016 at 3:55 PM
Budget season is in full swing! These last few weeks have been filled with performance oversight hearings, in which residents like yourselves have had the opportunity to tell both the Council and the Mayor’s office how you think DC government agencies are doing. Thanks to all who have come down to the Wilson Building, submitted written testimony, or sent me questions and feedback via email. The list of remaining hearings is here.
Do not fret if you have missed an agency you care about; there’s a second bite at the apple! In late March, Mayor Bowser will submit her proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget to the Council, and then we will begin our second complete round of agency hearings.
I want to alert you to a very important hearing on March 24 about the amount of District tax dollars paying for a practice gym for our NBA team, the Wizards. More details are below. I hope you can come. And many of you have been asking about next steps on paid family leave; I have details on that below too! Keep reading!Read more