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Bursting the Bubble: The Challenges of Working and Living in the National Capital Region


Living in the national capital region looks like it has its advantages. Employment levels are back to where they were before the recession. The unemployment rate is far lower than that of the country as a whole. Incomes are high, especially for highly educated workers. From outside this bubble, things look pretty good. However, the bubble obscures a […]


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The District's Dime

September 16th, 2014
Despite Slight Increase in Number of Uninsured, District Continues to Have High Rates of Health Coverage
Wes Rivers

DC residents are more likely to have health insurance than in almost any other part of the nation, and the District is doing especially well providing insurance to children, according to the newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Still, some 42,000 residents were uninsured in 2013, an increase of 5,000 from the previous […]

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