March 7, 2024
Councilmember Matt Frumin Announces FY 2025 Budget Priorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2024 MEDIA CONTACT: Taylor Cogan: 202-258-9532, WASHINGTON, DC – Ward 3 Councilmember Matt Frumin has announced his budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2025, which he included in a letter to DC Mayor Muriel Bowser today. The important, reasonable, and effective investments work toward the councilmember’s Ward 3 for All policy agenda. “Planning for the next fiscal year will be a difficult exercise as we must grapple with the expiration of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, a public transit system that requires unprecedented investment, inflationary pressures, and modest revenue growth at a time when our city faces serious social and economic challenges,” Frumin said. “But as we move through the budget process, we must also be mindful to preserve our social safety net and invest in our future. The costs flowing from a failure to do so will far outweigh any presumed savings.” The councilmember’s budget priorities focus on seven areas: Fully funding our schools and invest in the District’s youth Promoting affordable, abundant housing Expanding economic opportunity…

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