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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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June 20th, 2017
DC’s Smart New Investment In Transportation Assistance for Adult Learners
Ilana Boivie

Next year, DC residents in adult education programs won’t have to worry about whether they have bus fare to get to and from class, because the just-passed DC budget includes money to let them use public transportation for free. Thousands of vulnerable residents will have a better chance at getting the education needed to land […]

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