Pandemic hit less than feared in 2020, but will hurt D.C. budget next year more than originally forecast | Washington Post

September 30, 2020
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On September 30, 2020, D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor was quoted by the Washington Post:

At the more moderate D.C. Policy Center, executive director Yesim Taylor argued for across-the-board cuts that would reduce each agency’s budget by perhaps 2.5 percent, rather than tax increases. “The benefit of cutting spending is it has less risk,” Taylor said. “You know exactly what you’re spending and you’re just not going to spend it.”

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