Robert White to Chair Major Committee Overseeing Government Facilities, Purchasing, and the ANC

Councilmember At-Large Robert White announced that he will serve as chair of the Committee on Facilities and Procurement in Council Period 23 . White said, “I am grateful to Chairman Mendelson for his confidence in leading such an important committee. I will prioritize strong oversight and focus on government accountability, transparency, and efficiency.”

DC Council Passes Landmark Birth-to-Three for All DC Act of 2018

For Immediate Release:  June 26, 2018 Contact: Rita D. Lewis, Communications Director: rlewis@dccouncil.us, 202-256-7154 DC Council Passes Landmark Birth-to-Three for All DC Act of 2018 Washington, DC –  Today, Councilmember Robert White celebrated the final Council vote on the Birth-to-Three for All DC Act of 2018 , a major victory for early childhood education. The bill includes the provisions from Councilmember White’s BEGIn Act,which was inspired…

Councilmember Robert White’s Statement on Initiative 77

For Immediate Release:  June 13, 2018 Contact: Rita D. Lewis, Communications Director; rlewis@dccouncil.us, 202-256-7154 Councilmember Robert White’s Statement on Initiative 77   Washington, DC –  I am voting No on Initiative 77 next Tuesday. After many meetings with tipped workers, advocates, and restaurant owners, and feedback from hundreds of people that I engaged through social media , I found that the overwhelming majority…