‘It Would Be Ruinous’: How Coronavirus Could Put Trump Allies In Charge Of D.C. | WAMU

April 08, 2020
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On April 8, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, COVID-19 pandemic and the District of Columbia: What to expect?, was cited by WAMU:

But even furloughs and two consecutive years of $600 million cuts might not be enough, according to an analysis by the D.C. Policy Center think tank. In the wake of the 2007—2008 recession, the District’s CFO reduced 2011 revenue estimates by about $1 billion more than what had been estimated two years prior.

“We have some experience that suggests that [budget] revisions will likely be drastic,” writes D.C. Policy Center Executive Director Yesim Sayin Taylor.

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