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Nutter Puts Up Money To Fight Witness Intimidation

Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. just held legislation that would fine those guilty of witness intimidation and dedicate that money into a special fund, saying that Mayor Nutter has instead pledged $200,000 to the goal.

Nutter Puts Up Money To Fight Witness Intimidation

Councilman Curtis Jones Jr. just held legislation that would fine those guilty of witness intimidation and dedicate that money into a special fund, saying that Mayor Nutter has instead pledged $200,000 to the goal.

“It would have taken us several years to put the money together,” Jones said.

For more on the proposal, read this story in today’s Daily News.
 

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