A Budget Wish List: DC Financial Policy Institute’s Suggestions on Closing the Income Gap

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.

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