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    Emergency Preparedness

    Witnesses testified about emergency preparedness in the District of Columbia and the Washington metropolitan area. Among the issues they addressed were responses to terrorist attacks…

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    Electronic Surveillance in Washington, DC

    Witnesses testified about efforts to create America’s largest network of surveillance cameras in the District of Columbia and about possible violations of civil liberties by such…

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    Reopening Pennsylvania Avenue in Front of the White House

    Witnesses testified about the pros and cons of reopening Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House. The street was closed several years ago for security reasons. The Secret…

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    Education in the District of Columbia

    Witnesses testified about the condition of the District of Columbia public school system. They focused on the needed repair of school buildings and improved technology in the…

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    Administration District of Columbia Proposal

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from Mr. Raines concerning the president’s proposal for federal assistance to the district of Columbia, which is part of his overall budget…

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    District of Columbia Financial Oversight

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the financial condition of Washington, DC.

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    Pennsylvania Avenue and White House Security

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the recent closing of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House. The street was closed permanently to cars and trucks for security reasons…

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    District of Columbia Fiscal Crisis Part 2

    The subcommittee heard testimony from former Philadelphia officials on their development of the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority, a financial oversight…

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    District of Columbia Fiscal Crisis Part 1

    In a hearing on the financial crisis facing the District of Columbia, the subcommittee heard testimony on the experiences major cities have had with financial control boards. Such a…

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    DC Financial Condition, Part 2

    Witnesses testified on the financial condition of Washington, DC, before a joint committee hearing of two house subcommittees with oversight over the district’s finances. The…

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    DC Financial Condition, Part 1

    Witnesses testified on the financial condition of Washington, DC, before a joint committee hearing of two house subcommittees with oversight over the district’s finances. The…

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