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DC Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan Questions Legality of Budget Autonomy Measure

Monday, January 7, 2013

In a letter to the District of Columbia Board of Elections and subsequent testimony to the board, District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan said he supports the substance of a measure on local budget autonomy approved by the DC Council but believes that the amendment should not be put on a ballot for voter consideration because it violates the District of Columbia Home Rule Act. The letter can be read and the testimony using the links below.

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