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Now is the Time for DC to Dip into Reserves, Waive Restrictive Repayment Rules

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A $10,000 Idea to Ensure that No Family Spends Nearly Everything on Rent

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$100 Metro Subsidy Proposal Would Help Residents, But Fails to Center Equity and Fiscal Transparency

DC Councilmember Charles Allen introduced a bill to make public transit more affordable. Yet, these highly laudable goals are wrapped up in a bill with serious flaws. Rather than subsidizing families that can already afford transit on their own, a more […]

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DC Black History Matters: Five Reads for the Close of Black History Month

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Applying a Racial Equity Analysis – Black Employment in the District of Columbia

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Coming Home to Homelessness: Too Many Returning Citizens Lack a Home

Returning to DC from incarceration often means coming home to homelessness.

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New Report: Money Matters: Adequate and Targeted Education Funding Can Boost Student Outcomes, Reduce Opportunity Gaps

In recent years, new evidence on the relationship between public education investments and student achievement makes it clear that money does matter in education, a new DCFPI report explains.

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DC Needs a Budget that Adequately Supports Economic Opportunity, Helps All Residents Thrive

The FY 2021 budget starts October 2020, but the debate is already underway. DCFPI has a series of recommendations on using the budget to raise and allocate DC’s resources to address our city’s challenges and create a promising future for all DC residents. 

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Let’s Put DC’s Surplus to Work Helping DC Residents

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Ensuring Lawmakers Fully Fund All DC Schools This Budget Season: 4 Facts You Need to Know

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