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A Cautious Happy New Year From Dr. Gandhi

Each December, as many of us eagerly anticipate the gift-giving holidays, DC budget watchers look forward to the Chief Financial Officer’s quarterly report on the city’s economy and its finances.  We hope for a bountiful package, but in the last […]

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An Important Boost to Those Looking For Work

Unemployment in the District declined slightly in November, a hopeful sign that perhaps we have reached the bottom of the economic downturn and are moving toward recovery. Data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an 11.8 percent […]

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The Week Ahead…

The Week Ahead, along with the DC Council*, is going on recess.  Please check back after the holidays for your weekly update on forums, hearings, and other events of interest. *The DC Council will be on recess from December 23 through December 31 and will be […]

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The week ahead…

Here is what we are watching this week at DCFPI: Tuesday, December 15th Committee of the Whole Meeting, 10am.  The agenda can be found here. Items we’re watching: PR 18-600, “Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Submission Requirements Resolution of […]

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Sign-On Letter to Oppose Business Tax Breaks

December 2009 The Honorable Vincent C. Gray Chairman, Council of the District of Columbia 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC  20004 Dear Chairman Gray, We are writing to express our opposition to legislation that would give a 10-year, 100-percent […]

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