D.C. reformer looks back
- Washington, D.C. statehood: A geographical analysis. Davis Jr., DeWitt // Focus;Summer94, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p21
Examines three measures that are essential to the success of a political geographic unit like the District of Columbia. How the District of Columbia can afford to be a state in terms of economic self-sufficiency; Discussion on the physical characteristics, demographic characteristics of the...
- D.C.'s salvation. // Christian Science Monitor;8/19/96, Vol. 88 Issue 185, p20
Opinion. Focuses on the economic condition of Washington, D.C. Reorganization of the government; Effects of urban disintegration; Bureaucracy in the city.
- Click here for a new capital city. Teicher, Stacy A. // Christian Science Monitor;10/26/99, Vol. 91 Issue 231, p12
Reports on the changing climate in Washington D.C. from a government town to technology-based metropolis as reflected by its job market.
- A big step back for Washington, D.C. // U.S. News & World Report;5/1/95, Vol. 118 Issue 17, p13
Reports that President Bill Clinton signed legislation creating a powerful financial control board to oversee Washington, D.C.'s government. Projected budget shortfall of $631 million that is pushing the District toward bankruptcy; Specifics of what the law allows.
- Capital crisis. Stanfield, Rochelle L. // National Journal;3/01/97, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p404
Examines the social and economic conditions of Washington, D.C. Human rights problems confronting the District; Problems in the District's school system; Revelations concerning the District's taxing authority; Rescue plans made by the government; State of private and government jobs in the...
- A plan for D.C. // Christian Science Monitor;1/17/97, Vol. 89 Issue 37, p20
Focuses on the social and economic conditions in the District of Columbia (D.C.), and the reasons that the city has come to represent urban failure. Mismanagement in local government; Poor job done by Mayor Marion Barry in keeping tabs on the city's spending; Criticism of D.C.'s self rule.
- Investing in our nation's capital. // Bond Buyer;06/15/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30414, p6A
Presents an economic profile of the District of Columbia. Description of the district; List of functions performed by the District government; Major accomplishments of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer of the District; Budget and financial plan; Indebtedness of the District.
- Tackling DC challenges Texas way. Cornyn, John // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);1/15/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p2
The article presents the best ideas and solutions that Texas can offer to solve the economic challenges in Washington, D.C.
- How to save our nation's capital from socialist ills. Keating, Raymond J.; Edmonds, Thomas N. // Human Events;4/7/95, Vol. 51 Issue 13, p12
Opinion. Focuses on the benefits of capitalism and criticizes the restrictions to free trade in economy of Washington, D.C., in comparison with Communist China and Hong Kong. Reasons for the economic backwardness of Washington; Government policies of the city; Tax rates; Recommendations.