Press Release: As Nation Faces Mental Health Crisis, Councilmember Robert White Introduces Bill to Establish Free Master of Social Work Program at UDC, Expanding Pipeline for Mental Health Professionals

For Immediate Release: WASHINGTON, DC (September 22, 2022) – The District, like the entire United States, is facing a mental health crisis as people cope with the trauma and stress caused by COVID, systemic racism, basic needs getting more expensive due to inflation, and increased violence. Today, Councilmember Robert White, along with Councilmembers McDuffie, Silverman, […]

Councilmember Robert White Sets Committee Hearing on Abortion Access Measures, Encourages Colleagues to Join him in Advancing Additional Reproductive Justice Reforms

WASHINGTON, DC (May 16, 2022) – The devastating draft Supreme Court decision on abortion, and the potential additional damage to civil liberties for which it lays the foundation, demand a rapid response. Councilmember Robert White, who chairs the Committee on Government Operations and Facilities, announced today that he expects to hold a hearing July 14, […]

CM Robert White Positions DC as Net Zero Emissions Construction Leader with Introduction of Transformative ‘Greener Government Buildings Amendment Act of 2022’

Today, Councilmember Robert White introduced legislation to accelerate the District of Columbia’s efforts to meet its energy conservation and emission reduction goals. The Greener Government Buildings Amendment Act of 2022 would require all major new or substantially improved government buildings to comply with net zero energy design principles. Each building project will be designed to […]