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Sun May 26, 2019, 01:11 AM

D.C. Auditor Report Suggests Government Money Intended for Specific Purposes Has Been Misused

On multiple occasions between 2013 and 2017, the District government deposited fines it levied against residents into funds created to serve a specific purpose. In fiscal year 2017 alone, those funds totaled nearly $550 million.

The Basic Business License Fund, for example, was supposed to go toward upgrading the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs’ (DCRA) business licensing system and to streamline business license applications.

The Home Purchase Assistance Fund was supposed to help low and moderate income people and D.C. government employees buy homes.

And the Recorder of Deeds Automation and Infrastructure Improvement Fund was supposed to update the office’s automated computer system and pay for staff training.

Read more: https://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/loose-lips/article/21070232/dc-auditor-report-suggests-government-money-intended-for-specific-purposes-has-been-misused

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