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Michael Hamilton
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Michael Hamilton is an associate policy analyst of the R Street Institute and the founder of In My Backyard – DC, a local advocacy group that supports a more interesting and affordable District of Columbia.

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Vincent Orange's 'Superdome' Would Compound Previous Land-Use Blunders

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 12:24 PM

In case you missed it, Vincent Orange and other District Councilmembers want to commission a study to look into building an enormous, 100,000-seat stadium and recreational complex on the site that currently houses RFK Stadium. Doing so would probably cost between $500 million and $1 billion, and, if...

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D.C. Taxicab Commission Should Reverse Course and Re-Legalize UberX

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2013 | 4:30 PM

Uber recently launched their new UberX service in Washington, D.C. and immediately faced opposition from the Taxicab Commission. UberX is similar to Uber's black sedan product, except it matches users with a hybrid car at a lower price point. Uber regularly faces opposition from regulators when entering new...

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