Monthly Archives: May 2011

Memorial Day and the Service of District Residents

Whether you agree or not with our present or past military engagements it’s a fact that over 190,000 District residents have served this country in times of war and conflict. Those men and women have never been able to vote for … Continue reading

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Yes We Can…Do Math! Another Balanced Budget

Yesterday, May 25th the District’s City Council once again passed a balanced budget (our 16th in a row). During the budget negotiations councilmembers debated service cuts vs. tax increases in order to reach a balanced budget. Whether one likes all … Continue reading

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DC Vote – Event

This event is organized by DC Vote and Neighbors United for Statehood will be there to support this event and to remind people that the only way to have true autonomy and full voting rights is through DC Statehood. Bring … Continue reading

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The District’s Poorly Spent Money

In 2008, the residents of the District of Columbia strongly supported Barack Obama’s campaign for president. 91% of District residents voted for him and all told roughly $42 million dollars was donated to his campaign from sources within the District of … Continue reading

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Just in case someone asks you “isn’t DC too small to become a state?” Here’s your response:

No, and here are some facts about how the District and its residents fare against others in the union: There is no minimum requirement for population size for statehood in the Constitution The District (601,723) has more residents than Wyoming … Continue reading

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