The November column notes that DC’s newly elected leaders face serious challenges of rising poverty, especially among children, at a time when the city’s resources continue to fall. The latest figures show DC faces a budget shortfall of nearly $200 million for the current budget year. The column notes that both Maryland and Virginia have raised taxes in recent years to maintain services, and that the District should consider tax increases as part of a balanced approach to the recession.
DC Should Act Now to Improve Access to Healthcare for Thousands of Immigrant Residents
By Jodi Kwarciany • Hill Rag • May 8, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr.: An Inspiration in Today’s Fight for Racial and Economic Justice
By Brittany Alston • Hill Rag • April 7, 2018
Federal Tax Bill Will Increase Inequality in DC, But We Can Fight Back
By Kitty Richards • East of the River • February 10, 2018