Councilmember Robert White is an At-Large Member of the Council of the District of Columbia. A proud native Washingtonian, Robert works each day to build a city that is diverse, compassionate, and inclusive so all residents have an opportunity to thrive.
His legislative agenda focuses on providing all of our city’s residents full access to the foundations of economic progress—education, affordable housing, and jobs—and to the foundations of democracy—voting rights and equal treatment under the law.
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In his role on the Council, Robert brings a strong commitment to equity and social justice to public service, working to ensure that all Washingtonians get an opportunity to thrive. His legislative agenda focuses on providing citizens access to the foundations of economic progress—education, affordable housing, and jobs—and to the foundations of democracy—voting rights and equal treatment under the law.
The number of hot classrooms, broken HVAC systems, and other facility issues reported last summer was unacceptable, and these failures cannot be repeated during school reopening this fall. Students, teachers, and administrators of DC Public Schools (DCPS) deserve safe and
Press Release: Councilmembers Seek Answers on Multi-Billion Dollar Medicaid Managed Care Organization Contracts
Letter sent by Councilmember Robert White and colleagues following the Office of Contracting and Procurement’s missed deadline on June 30 For Immediate Release: WASHINGTON, DC (July 21, 2022) – Today Councilmember Robert White and Council colleagues sent a letter
As the U.S. Supreme Court finalizes its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, which will likely overturn the legal right to abortion, the question is whether state and local governments will respond by increasing access to healthcare and civil
Today, the Committee on Government Operations and Facilities, which I chair, reviewed and voted on three bills: B24-0215, the Sexual Harassment Data Collection and Reporting Act B24-0229, the Human Rights Enhancement Amendment Act B24-0174, the Procurement Agencies Alignment Amendment Act