Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute’

Blaming Primary’s Effect on Finances, Elissa Silverman Opts Out of Democratic At-Large Race

Next year's April primary date has been criticized as too early, with opponents, including Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, saying that its requirement that candidates gather petitions during the winter holidays amounts to an "incumbent protection act." Now the early primary may have foiled its first would-be challenger.
Elissa Silverman, who came in second to Anita Bonds in April's [...]

Loose Lips Daily: D.C. Budget Theatrics Up on the Hill Edition

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Mary Cheh, Trickle-Down Economist?

Good morning Washington. Your normal LL, Alan Suderman, is back from vacation, but on Capitol Hill this morning. Today is a [...]