The District’s budget provides funding for a variety of critical public programs and services including education, transportation, health care, and job training, just to name a few. These programs and services are financed largely through tax and fee collections. The District’s budget is based on a fiscal year which runs from October through September.
FY 2014 Budget Toolkit Update (District’s Dime)
FY 2014 Budget Wrap-Up (District’s Dime)
Drivers’ licenses. Cash assistance for families in need. Trash collection. Financing for affordable housing. Teachers, police officers and firefighters. Library books. All are made possible in the District of Columbia through one thing: The city’s annual budget. Certainly a budget that provides this wide a range of goods and services is a bit complicated. DC’s […]
The DC government collects revenue in a variety of ways from its residents, businesses, and the federal government. These revenues are used to fund the wide array of services provided by the District, from schools to health care to libraries to road construction. The DC government collected about $8.8 billion in revenue in fiscal year […]
Testimony of Soumya Bhat, At the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Hearing for District of Columbia Public Schools
May 9th, 2014
Testimony of Jenny Reed, Policy Director, At the Public Oversight Hearing on the FY 2015 Budget Request Act of 2014 and the FY 2015 Budget Support Act of 2014
May 8th, 2014
Testimony of Kate Coventry, Policy Analyst, At the Public Hearing Roundtable on the End Youth Homelessness Amendment Act of 2014
May 1st, 2014
Testimony Of Jenny Reed, Policy Director, At the Public Oversight Hearing on the FY 2015 Budget for the DC Housing Authority
May 3rd, 2013
Testimony of Ed Lazere, Executive Director, At the Public Hearing On the FY 2014 Budget Support Act of 2013
Reducing Inequality, Increasing Opportunities for DC Residents: Recommendations to the New Mayor and DC Council
April 18th, 2014
What’s in Mayor Gray’s FY 2015 Proposed Budget?
April 2nd, 2014
Tomorrow Kicks Off Budget Season!
March 5th, 2014
Falling Short: The District’s Economic Recovery Is Leaving Several Groups Behind
March 4th, 2014
Let’s Put DC’s Growing Revenues To Good Use in Fiscal Year 2015
June 27th, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Wrap-Up!