The gap between rich and poor in the District is one of the highest among the largest cities in the United States. Mayor Gray and the DC Council have a major opportunity with the FY 2015 budget to start narrowing the income gap and increasing opportunity for DC residents, through investments in affordable housing, education, health care, job assistance, and targeted tax reductions. You can read more about DCFPI’s suggestions for how to close the gap in this month’s “The Numbers” column.
DC Voters Want One Fair Wage and DC Council Should Too.
By Brittany Alston • Hill Rag • August 16, 2018
DC Fiscal Policy Institute Staff: Budget Shows DC Needs Bolder Investments to Put Plans into Action
By DC Fiscal Policy Institute • The DC Line • July 17, 2018
Initiative 77: A Shot at a Predictable Income
By Brittany Alston • Washington Post • June 15, 2018