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Approved DC Budget Includes Important Investments But Tax Cuts Limited the Progress


The DC budget for fiscal year 2018, adopted yesterday on a first vote, includes important investments to protect vulnerable children, support schools, and help residents experiencing homelessness get into a home of their own. Mayor Bowser and the DC Council deserve credit for budget choices that will make a big difference in the lives of […]


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The District's Dime

July 14th, 2017
What Are DC Residents Spending More Money On? Housing, Health Care and Restaurants
Claire Zippel

District residents spent $37 billion in 2015. Where did that money go? A look at data on personal consumption expenditures tells us a lot about the changing composition of the DC economy. In particular, DC residents are devoting a larger share of their spending to housing, health care, and restaurants, and a smaller share to […]

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