On January 9, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Implementing the NEAR Act to reduce violence in D.C. was cited by WAMU:
There has been plenty of movement in recent years in D.C. on criminal justice issues: the D.C. Council passed the NEAR Act, which adopts a public-health approach to reducing violence, decriminalized fare evasion on Metro and made broad reforms of the city’s juvenile justice system.
This year, the Council is expected to take up an issue that it failed to move on during its last session: how and when residents with criminal records can have them sealed or expunged.
Read more: Laws & Order: Legislators In Washington Region To Debate Overhaul Of Criminal Justice Laws | WAMU
Related: Implementing the NEAR Act to reduce violence in D.C. | D.C. Policy Center