Tuesday, July 24, 2012

D.C. Gets More Time to Improve Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Public corruption charges have been the main attraction down at the District’s federal courthouse of late, but other momentous D.C. government matters quietly soldier on there — such as the long-standing class-action lawsuits concerning the city’s provision of human services.
D.C. officials were in court Tuesday facing Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle and lawyers representing the approximately 550 District residents suffering from developmental disabilities and in the city’s care. They were asking for more time to comply with a court-imposed improvement plan that is now over a decade old.

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