2017 Financial State of Washington, DC (Released 1/29/2019)
Prior Years' TIA Data
Publishing Entity: Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Lying and piety go together in Washington like ham and eggs. After 9/11, a profusion of government falsehoods on Iraq and other topics ravaged official credibility. The political class responded with an endless profusion of promises to “speak truth to power.” Unfortunately, there are far more Washingtonians praising honesty than there are honest politicians.