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Oppose Downtown Business Tax Breaks — Please Sign On Today!
December 9th, 2009

A Proposed Tax Break to Recruit CoStar into the District: High Costs, Questionable Benefits, Bad Tax Policy
December 9th, 2009

The Middle Class Squeeze: DC’s Tax System Falls Most Heavily on Moderate-Income Families
December 1st, 2009

Video: Voices for Change – Perspectives on Strengthening Welfare to Work From DC TANF Recipients
November 23rd, 2009

Voices for Change: Perspectives on Strengthening Welfare to Work From DC TANF Recipients
November 11th, 2009

Opportunities for the District to Collect $46 Million in TANF Stimulus Funds
October 29th, 2009

Stop Rewarding the Wrong Behavior: DC Should Eliminate its Tax Break for Investing in Other States’ Bonds
October 26th, 2009

Tell It Like It Is: Combined Reporting Improves DC’s Tax System By Making Corporations Disclose Their Profits and Pay Their Fair Share
October 21st, 2009

Homeless Service Cuts Highlight the Need for Greater Transparency in DC’s Budget
October 21st, 2009

What’s in the Amended FY 2010 DC Budget? A Summary
October 2nd, 2009

Census Data Show No Major Changes in DC Poverty in 2008: Yet Figures Reveal Large Disparities in Poverty between Different Population Groups
October 2nd, 2009

New Census Data Reveal Growing Income Gaps in the District
September 22nd, 2009

Expanding the District’s Sales Tax Can Raise Revenue, While Increasing Tax Fairness
September 21st, 2009

Good News About Health Insurance Coverage in DC: Census Data Show DC’s Uninsured Rate Has Dropped and Is One of the Lowest in the U.S.
September 10th, 2009

Solving DC’s Budget Crisis
July 27th, 2009

The Mayor’s Proposal to Balance the Budget Makes Disproportionate Cuts to Programs for Low-Income Residents
July 23rd, 2009

Mayor Fenty’s TANF Proposal Will Increase Hardship Among Poor Families With Children And Will Not Help Families Move from Welfare to Work
July 23rd, 2009

It’s Time to Use DC’s Rainy Day Fund
July 13th, 2009

Principles to Guide Efforts to Address DC’s New Revenue Shortfall
July 7th, 2009

What’s in the Final FY 2010 DC Budget? A Summary
June 12th, 2009

Concerns with the Plan to Set Aside $27.5 Million of the DC Public School FY 2010 Budget
May 28th, 2009

Raising Revenue by Creating a New Tax Bracket for Top Earners: A Progressive Approach to Addressing DC’s Budget Shortfall
April 27th, 2009

Sign-On to Oppose Regressive Tax Increases in the FY 2010 Budget
April 15th, 2009

What the Economic Stimulus Package Can Do for the District
March 4th, 2009

How Bad Is DC’s Budget Shortfall? What Resources Are Available to Address it? Will it Get Worse?
March 4th, 2009

DC Took a Balanced Approach to Addressing Its Last Major Deficit: The Budget Shortfall in 2002 Was Addressed With Both Budget Savings and Revenue Increases
March 4th, 2009

DC Homeowners’ Property Taxes Remain Lowest in the Region
February 27th, 2009

50 Organizations and Individuals Sign-On to an Open Letter to Mayor Fenty, Council Chairman Gray, and CFO Ghandi Calling for Budget Transparency
February 26th, 2009

Ten Ways to Improve the Transparency of the DC Budget
February 26th, 2009

Testimony of Jenny Reed, Policy Analyst, at the Public Hearing on Priorities for the use of Potential Funds for the District of Columbia from Recovery and Reinvestment Proposals Currently under Consideration in the United States House of Representatives and Senate, District of Columbia Committee of the Whole
February 10th, 2009

DCFPI joins the Coalition for Community Investment; Coalition issues “Statement of Principles” to guide DC Budget decisions in difficult times
February 3rd, 2009