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Town Talker: The District’s Next Big Tax Debate

Ed Lazere, the former head of the left-leaning D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute who served on the tax commission in 2013, says Catania ushered through a tax break for tech companies in 2001 that was “a complete waste of money.”

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D.C. Contemplates Mayor Bowser’s New Budget

DCFPI acknowledges the city’s resilience and growing revenue but has called on Bowser and the council “to keep the promises made last year to residents struggling the most and leverage D.C.’s growing revenue to build on our progress toward a just […]

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D.C. Housing Advocates Want More Rental Assistance

Late last month, 38 organizations, including the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, Bread for the City, and Miriam’s Kitchen, called on Mayor Muriel Bowser to use roughly $500 million in reserve and surplus funding to immediately halt future evictions.

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