What We Mean By “Good Regulation Is as Little Regulation as Possible”

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Let’s start with what we don’t mean by this statement. We are not advocating for the wild wild west. We don’t agree with an uber-libertarian philosophy that contends that all regulation is bad. We’re not advocating for a return to the 19th century. In fact, we’re advocating to move our regulatory framework into the 21st… Read more »Read more

Legal Notice: Statement of Policy

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As a matter of policy, Economic Growth DC does not disclose the identities or other personal information of its contributors to any third party except as required by law. For the purposes of confidentially reporting information to the appropriate government agencies, and for our records, we collect the following at the time of contribution:  … Read more »Read more

Economic Growth DC Foundation Exemption Letter

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We are pleased to announce that the Economic Growth DC Foundation has received its letter of exemption from federal taxation. We are officially a public charity as of July 9, 2014. Let’s get to work. Federal Exemption Letter Economic Growth DC Foundation For more details, visit the foundation’s website at: http://egdcfoundation.org.Read more

The Problem with Ban the Box

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By Dave Oberting The true unemployment rate is known as the U6 rate. This figure includes all the people who are unemployed and looking for a job, plus the individuals who are working part time involuntarily, plus the people who have given up looking for work altogether out of frustration. The District doesn’t publish this… Read more »Read more