Activists push for tax increases, more child care spending in D.C. budget | Washington Post

May 19, 2020
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On May 19, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s executive director, Yesim Sayin Taylor, was quoted by the Washington Post:

But Yesim Taylor of the D.C. Policy Center, a more centrist think tank, said the mayor was smart not to balance the budget with higher taxes.

“It’s easy to say, ‘Well, cut, cut, cut.’ It’s also easy to say ‘Well, raise taxes,’ ” Taylor said. “But the tax base is super fragile right now.”

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