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Testimony of Ed Lazere, Executive Director, at the Public Hearing on the NoMA Residential Development Tax Abatement Act of 2008
November 24th, 2008

Budget Cuts Adopted by the DC Council Fall Disproportionately On Programs for Low-Income Residents
November 17th, 2008

Bridging the Gaps in DC: Strategies to Support Low-Income Working Families
November 14th, 2008

Managing the District’s Debt: How a Debt Cap Can Serve as an Important Fiscal Oversight Tool While Also Allowing the District to Achieve its Development Goals
October 24th, 2008

Affordable Housing in the District Depends on a Stable Housing Production Trust Fund
October 21st, 2008

Testimony of Ed Lazere, Executive Director, At the Public Oversight Roundtable on The Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2009 Gap-Closing Proposal, District of Columbia Committee of the Whole
October 17th, 2008

How Should the District Address Its Revenue Shortfall? Some Guiding Principles
September 30th, 2008

Poverty In DC Remains As High As At The End Of The Last Recession, New Census Bureau Data Show
August 26th, 2008

Making the Southwest Waterfront Bond Financing Act the Best Deal for the District of Columbia: Four Changes Could Potentially Save DC Millions
June 25th, 2008

Economists’ Statement on the Likely Impact of a Professional Soccer Stadium in the District of Columbia
June 10th, 2008

Sports Economists Say Large Public Subsidies for a DC Soccer Stadium “Cannot be Justified” on Economic Development Grounds
June 10th, 2008

What’s in the Final FY 2009 DC Budget?
May 22nd, 2008

Hometown Prosperity: Increasing Opportunity for DC’s Low-Income Working Families
April 14th, 2008

Property Tax Relief for DC’s Low-Income Residents: Improvements Needed in DC’s “Schedule H” Credit
April 8th, 2008

DC’s Earned Income Tax Credit Supports Working Families Across the District
April 8th, 2008

Press Release: DC Homeowner Property Taxes Lowest in Region, New Analysis Finds
February 28th, 2008

Good Deal for DC Homeowners: Property Taxes Are Lowest in the Region
February 28th, 2008

DC’s High-Tech Tax Incentives Are Not Working: Proposal to Expand Tax Breaks for High-Technology Businesses Has Little Merit
February 22nd, 2008

Press Release: Bill Being Considered By the DC Council Hides Costs of Business Tax Cuts: Bill Was Structured To Make Potentially Huge Tax Cuts Appear To Have “No Fiscal Impact”
January 3rd, 2008

Hiding the Costs of Business Tax Cuts: Bill 17-20 Could Lead to Substantial Tax Cuts, But Was Designed to Appear to Have No Effect on DC Finances
January 3rd, 2008