DC Councilman Vows to Find More Funds for Violence Interrupters Amid Mayor’s Proposed Cuts

In a budget hearing late Tuesday, D.C. Councilman Charles Allen vowed to find funding to restore and continue investing in the District’s Violence Interrupter program, which is facing a major cut in the currently proposed budget. “We’re going to change that because I don’t believe that we can handle fewer violence interrupters, I think we need more – and I…