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DCFPI Welcomes Anne Gunderson as Our New Senior Policy Analyst 

Anne’s focus is on bolstering the District’s early childhood system by conducting research and providing expertise on advocacy and workforce issues facing the field.

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On Juneteenth (and Every Day) the Struggle for Black Freedom Continues  

As we observe Juneteenth, DC and the country should (re)commit to repairing the harms of our past and its compounding negative effects in our current day.

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DC Council Restores Funding to Vital Lifelines at First Budget Vote, with Big Exceptions

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DC Council Can Celebrate Mothers by Investing in Their Economic Security

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Downtown Tax Abatement Tailor-Made for Developers at the Expense of DC Residents

DC Council should reject the loosened affordable housing requirements and proposed exemptions from worker protections and tenant rights and add safeguards that ensure responsible use of public dollars.

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Funding ERAP is a Moral Obligation, Not a Moral Hazard

The Mayor’s shocking proposal to slash ERAP flies in the face of urgent, demonstrated need for rental assistance.

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Don’t Call it A Comeback: First Look at the Mayor’s FY 2024 Budget

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Four Ways Residents Can Influence the DC Budget 

It’s incredibly important to share your opinions and preferences so that our public investments reflect the will of the people.

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Unchecked School Growth Jeopardizes Stability of Neighborhood School Budgets

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DCFPI Welcomes Anthony Field as our new Campaigns Manager!

As Campaigns Manager, Anthony will work closely with colleagues and advocacy partners to develop, implement, and advise on strategic policy campaigns informed by the DC Fiscal Policy Institute’s (DCFPI) research and analysis.

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