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 Wizards and Capitals’ departure from DC deals a gut punch to Washington’s economy that the city cannot afford. Beyond hometown pride, Capital One Arena contributes over $25 million yearly in tax revenue and it’s an anchor tenant driving foot
Councilmember Robert White Statement on What the Loss of the Wizards and Capitals Would Mean for DC’s Safety Net
I join residents all over DC who are disappointed about our possible loss of the Wizards and Caps. This is a blow to DC’s culture and sports identity. A loss of tax revenues from the sports arena could mean fewer
The Mayor refusing to increase the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as required by law, which she signed, is the latest in a series of decisions that harm low-income Washingtonians. About 140,000 residents who depend on SNAP to put food