The July Column discusses how the District’s financial woes are being misdiagnosed. It finds that while DC’s finances have suffered in the recession ‘ as have nearly every other city and states ‘ DC has actually weathered the economic storm better than most states. The misdiagnosis of DC’s finances have led to the wrong prescription to fix them, and have led to the creation of unnecessary limits on policymakers that will inhibit their ability to make the critical reinvestments the District needs as we exit the recession.
Federal Tax Bill Will Increase Inequality in DC, But We Can Fight Back
By Kitty Richards • East of the River • February 10, 2018
DC Should Do More to Ensure Residents of Color Can Access Growing Prosperity
By Ed Lazere • Hill Rag • November 6, 2017
DC Added $8 Million to the Pockets of Low-Income Workers, Thanks to Tax Credit Expansion
By Claire Zippel • HillRag • October 4, 2017