My Statement on the Ballou High School Graduation Scandal and Call for an Independent Investigation

  For Immediate Release: December 1, 2017 Contact: Rebekah Caruthers, Communications Director: (202) 256-7154; rcaruthers@dccouncil.us   Councilmember Robert White’s Statement on Ballou High School Graduation Scandal and Call for an Independent Investigation   Washington, DC—Councilmember Robert White issued the following statement on the Ballou Senior High School graduation scandal. “The November 28th WAMU report that…

Councilmember Robert White Works with Gray and Grosso to Advance Landmark Early Childhood Development Legislation

  For Immediate Release: November 29, 2017 Contact: Rebekah Caruthers, Communications Director: (202) 256-7154; rcaruthers@dccouncil.us   Councilmember Robert White Works with Gray and Grosso to Advance Landmark Early Childhood Development Legislation Washington, DC— Today, the DC Council Committee on Education passed Councilmember Robert White’s Bolstering Early Growth Investment Act of 2017 (BEGIn Act). The landmark…

Councilmember Robert White’s Hearing Statement on the Office to Affordable Housing Task Force Establishment Act of 2017

For Immediate Release: November 16, 2017 Contact: Rebekah Caruthers, Communications Director: (202) 256-7154; rcaruthers@dccouncil.us   Councilmember Robert White’s Hearing Statement on the Office to Affordable Housing Task Force Establishment Act of 2017   Washington, DC— I have been looking forward to this hearing since I introduced the Office to Affordable Housing Task Force Establishment Act…

Councilmember Robert White Secures $1.5 Million to Support Entrepreneurship for Returning Citizens

  For Immediate Release: November 15, 2017 Contact: Rebekah Caruthers, Communications Director: (202) 256-7154; rcaruthers@dccouncil.us   Councilmember Robert White Secures $1.5 Million to Support Entrepreneurship for Returning Citizens   Washington, DC— Councilmember Robert White worked with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) to secure a $1.5 million investment over the next ten years to support…

Statement on the Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act of 2017 (HRSA) Markup

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2017 Contact: Rebekah Caruthers, Communications Director: (202) 256-7154; rcaruthers@dccouncil.us   Statement on the Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act of 2017 (HRSA) Markup   Washington, DC— Councilmember Robert White negotiated key changes to HSRA that improves the bill for vulnerable residents. “We have to be more cautious and more careful when…

Economic Development Return on Investment Accountability Amendment Act of 2017

  For Immediate Release: September 19, 2017 Contact: Rebekah Caruthers, Communications Director: (202) 256-7154; rcaruthers@dccouncil.us   Statement of Councilmember Robert White on Introducing the Economic Development Return on Investment Accountability Amendment Act of 2017 (EDRIAA Act)   Washington, D.C.— The EDRIAA Act substantially improves the accountability and transparency of the economic development and affordable housing…

Robert White is Appointed as Councilmember At-Large for the District of Columbia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 15, 2016 Contact: Chanelle Blackwell Media Relations (571) 239-8983, press@robertwhiteatlarge.com WASHINGTON – Tonight, Robert C. White, Jr., was appointed by the D.C. Democratic State Committee to fill the At-Large seat on the Council of the District of Columbia vacated by Vincent Orange on August 15. The appointment was secured through…