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D.C.'s mayor has a plan to boost the city's population

Posted on AllSides January 10th, 2023
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Data: U.S. Census Bureau and Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. Chart: Alice Feng/Axios In the heyday of 2010s boomtown D.C., it was projected that the city would hit 1 million residents by 2045. Reality check: Those days of rapid growth are long gone. The District’s population rise was already slowing before the pandemic made it worse. Driving the news: Mayor Muriel Bowser released a five-year “comeback plan" Monday, seeking to revive that decade of growth. The plan includes incentives for converting offices into apartments and creating more jobs. The overall...

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