Posts Tagged ‘Paul Zukerberg’

In Defense of Higher Property Tax Assessments

My column in this week's paper looks at a persistent issue in D.C.: the city's underassessment of properties, and the resulting lost tax revenue. I can already anticipate the comments on the piece. Why the fuck should I pay more taxes when the city's running a huge budget surplus? 
It's a valid question. But ultimately, there are [...]

The Geography of Council Campaign Donations, From Anita to Zukerberg

The conventional wisdom in the ongoing at-large D.C. Council race is that the city is divided by geography. Incumbent Anita Bonds, the thinking goes, can count on strong support east of the Anacostia River, while Matthew Frumin, Elissa Silverman, and Pat Mara are competing for votes west of Rock Creek Park and on Capitol Hill.
A [...]