NY Times Magazine – Money Issue: “Giving it Away” [News, 3/10]

“Giving It Away” – The Money IssueNY Times Magazine. Some highlights:

HOUSING
– “Landlords empty rent-controlled buildings, thwarting intent of tough tenant rights laws with D.C. city government approval.” (WaPo, 3/10)
Proposals Promote Cheaper Housing (Montgomery Co.) (WaPo, 3/8)
D.C. Mayor Fenty’s housing chief quits, says she was ‘marginalized’ (WBJ, 3/6)

POVERTYPoverty in Maryland (BalSun, 3/9)

HEALTH – Study: Infant Health Declining in Md. (BalSun, 3/7) 

REGION’S BUDGETS
Md–$300 billion in cuts, including cuts to Bay Fund and healthcare initiative (WaPo, 3/10)
– Va.–budget breakdown–fight over priorities (WaPo, 3/9)

YOUTH
D.C. Wants 11 Rec Centers Open Longer on Weekends (WaPo, 3/8)

ENVIRONMENT
Bank of America Tower in Manhattan to be “most sustainable skyscraper in the country” (Newsweek, 3/8)

DC SCHOOLS
Central office employees dismissed by Chancellor Rhee are not happy about it (WaPo, 3/9)

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