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  • Mr. Gandhi also said the younger, highly educated new residents spurred the emergence of the District as a hub for tech startup companies.

    Federal govt. expansion helped D.C. prosper through recession: CFO →

  • "As many District residents lost low-paying jobs, a surge in income tax revenue from an influx of higher income residents, arriving to fill high-skilled jobs on offer as the federal government expanded, more than offset the reduction in income tax revenue from the low-income job losses," Mr. Gandhi said in the two-page letter to the head of the city's planning department. "The new residents, with relatively high disposable income, also spent in District restaurants and its growing retail sector, boosting sales tax revenue, when sales tax revenue was falling almost everywhere else."

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