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tax policy
It’s budget season and Mayor Bowser has been foreshadowing austerity politics despite the fact that she has packed her ReOpenDC Advisory Group with former recipients of huge corporate giveaways. Many of these advisors belong to the DC2021 group which is lobbying for $1B in tax cuts for DC’s wealthiest businesses and developers, indicating that DC...
Today, DC’s business conglomerate requested $346M in tax cuts in a private meeting with ten DC councilmembers that likely violated DC’s open meeting law. This is unsurprising – the DC government is privately owned. Just like at the federal level, big business is coming for huge handouts thanks to their outsized influence on how resources...