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.
I appreciate the work that the Office of the DC Auditor and their external partners put into their review of work management practices at the Department of General Services (DGS) based on 2021 data. As chair of the Council committee
I know that many people, from civil rights advocates to business leaders, are closely following the Stop Discrimination by Algorithms Act. This legislation is very important. I want to thank Attorney General Karl Racine and his team for their groundbreaking
Statement: More Affordable Housing and Resident Input When City Gives Developers Public Properties – Why I Introduced the Common Ground Act of 2022
Responding to the District’s affordable housing crisis and displacement of longtime Washingtonians, this week I was proud to introduce the Common Ground Amendment Act of 2022. This bill significantly reforms what the city does with public land it no longer
The damning HUD report on DCHA requires urgent and thorough action. DCHA is an agency in chaos. The Council must hold a hearing on this report immediately. Further, the Mayor and the Council must reconstitute the Board of Commissioners and