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Proposed “Private Financing” Options for a DC Baseball Stadium Do Not Represent True Private Financing
December 20th, 2004

Several Projects Planned for the “Community Investment Fund” Do Not Appear Well Designed to Meet Community Needs
November 29th, 2004

Concerns with the Proposed “Community Investment Fund”
November 8th, 2004

The Mayor’s Proposed Stadium Deal: Many Financial Risks, Few Benefits for the District
October 26th, 2004

An Open Letter to Mayor Anthony Williams and the DC City Council from 90 Economists on the Likely Impact of a Taxpayer-Financed Baseball Stadium in the District of Columbia
October 21st, 2004

The District Should Use Its Upcoming TANF Bonus to Increase Cash Assistance and Remove Barriers to Work
September 29th, 2004

Should Baseball Be First In Line? Paying $440 Million For A Baseball Stadium Would Limit The District’s Ability To Fund Other Services
September 23rd, 2004

DC Council Caps Property Tax Increases At 12 Percent, Raises Homestead Deduction
July 29th, 2004

Income Inequality in the District of Columbia Is Wider Than in Any Major U.S. City
July 22nd, 2004

Proposed $40 Million Subsidy to the Corcoran Gallery of Art Is an Inappropriate Use of DC’s Tax Increment Financing Program
July 7th, 2004

Budget Reductions Adopted By the DC Council Would Fall Heavily On Services For Low-Income Residents
May 13th, 2004

The DC Tax System Is Regressive and Tax Burdens on Near-Poor Families Have Increased Since 1989
April 20th, 2004

Concerns with the Mayor’s Proposed Changes To the Housing Production Trust Fund
April 19th, 2004

Trends in Tax Rates in the District of Columbia
April 15th, 2004

Has Spending Per Poor Person Grown Since 1990?
March 24th, 2004

The Untold Story of the DC Budget: Overall Spending Has Grown Only Modestly Since 1990 but Support for Services to Low-income Residents Has Fallen Sharply
March 16th, 2004

What Kind of Property Tax Relief Should DC Provide?
January 15th, 2004

Does The District Have $190 Million Additional Revenue To Spend This Year?
January 9th, 2004