Why 0.17% Matters

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As part of her $12.9 billion budget request, Mayor Bowser proposed to raise the District’s sales tax rate by 0.25%. That bump would have raised $22 million in FY 2016 or about 0.17% of the total budget. The mayor also proposed a 4 percentage point increase (from 18% to 22%) in the the parking tax… Read more »Read more

CRA: Regional Wage Report

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George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis published today a report on wages in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. After three years of annual declines, the average wage in the metro area increased between 2013 and 2014. Click here for more: CRA — Regional Wage ReportRead more

2014-2015 Review & Outlook

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Today we published an annual report of our activities from this past year as well as a look ahead at the initiatives and priorities we intend to focus on in 2015-2016. The report is 120 pages, so please do not try to read the whole thing. It was designed to be flipped through until you… Read more »Read more