TITLE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Corrections Complaint

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/4/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31336, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the question of Columbia District Council's judiciary committee to the government about the amount that the corrections department can spend from its budget each quarter to end the department's deficit spending. Impact on the department's failure to dismiss employees of a Lorton Correctional Complex which has already shut down.
ACCESSION #
7021329

 

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