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OPENING LANGUAGE OF LETTER (sent by CitySquare, Texas Organizing Project, Texas Fair Defense Project and Texas Appleseed): We write to alert you to misleading information that we understand you have received from OmniBase Services of Texas, a for-profit company that administers a program that has caused great harm to low-income Dallas residents.
Toolkit outlines definitive steps county stakeholders should take to quickly reduce jail populations and prevent the spread of COVID-19 within Texas jails.
La Legislatura de Texas aprobó un Proyecto de Ley para derogar el Programa de Responsabilidad del Conductor de Texas (DRP) durante la sesión legislativa (H.B. 2048), y fue promulgada por el gobernador en junio. La ley entrará en vigor el 1 de septiembre de 2019. El propósito de este documento es contestar las preguntas más frecuentes sobre cómo la derogación funcionará. FAQ also available in English: https://www.texasappleseed.org/sites/default/files/DRP_Repeal_FAQ-June2019_Final.pdf

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