The Past, Present, And (Potential) Future Of D.C. Statehood, Explained | DCist

September 18, 2019
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On September 18, 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:

But there is one other element of the court system that does have a connection to statehood: D.C. is the only jurisdiction where a U.S. attorney appointed by the president prosecutes local, in addition to federal, crimes.

Want more? Brookings has a long and detailed history of the Revitalization Act and the D.C. Policy Center has an overview of what’s changed in the 20 years after it was enacted.

Read more: The Past, Present, And (Potential) Future Of D.C. Statehood, Explained | DCist

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

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