The D.C. Tax Revision Commission: One Commissioner's Experience With Productively Navigating Diverse Opinions

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Ed Lazere, executive director of the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, was among 11 members of the D.C. Tax Revision Commission, a diverse group assembled to review the District of Columbia's taxes and make recommendations about changing them to attract and retain residents and businesses. Lazere offers insight into the negotiating process, his own decisions and how the final recommendations reflect multiple viewpoints.