Bolstered by a local economy that continues to grow, Mayor Gray’s fiscal year 2015 budget proposal makes key investments in a number of critical areas: education, health care, cash assistance for families with children, and affordable housing. Yet one area of services for our city’s most vulnerable families—those in emergency shelter or on the brink […]
Testimony of Soumya Bhat, Education Finance and Policy Analyst, At the Oversight Hearing on The Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget of the District of Columbia Public Schools
April 10th, 2014
Testimony of Wes Rivers, Policy Analyst, At the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Oversight Hearing for the DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority
April 9th, 2014
Testimony of Jessica Fulton, Outreach Director, At the Public Hearing on the FY 2015 Budget of The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
March 20th, 2014
HIGH AND WIDE: INCOME INEQUALITY GAP IN THE DISTRICT ONE OF BIGGEST IN THE U.S.
March 7th, 2014
Testimony of Wes Rivers, Health Policy Analyst, At the Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Performance Oversight Hearing for the DC Department of Health
Make Work Pay: Fund Low Income Tax Relief in FY 2015!
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the standard deduction are two of the most effective tools to target income tax assistance to low-and moderate-income DC families. That’s why the DC Tax Revision Commission recommended that each be expanded to help to correct DC’s unbalanced tax system, which leaves middle-income families paying more of their […]View the full post
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