Advocates Say It’s Time For D.C. To Have Its Own Parole Board Again | DCist

May 01, 2019
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On May 1, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Twenty years after the Revitalization Act, the District of Columbia is a different city, was cited by DCist:

The District once had its own parole board. That changed with the National Capital Revitalization and Self-Government Improvement Act of 1997, in which the city traded an annual payment in exchange for the federal government taking over city debts, employee pensions, management of the courts and prisons, and other responsibilities.

Read more: Advocates Say It’s Time For D.C. To Have Its Own Parole Board Again | DCist

Related: Twenty years after the Revitalization Act, the District of Columbia is a different city | D.C. Policy Center

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