Monthly Archives: September 2011

Adopt Members of Congress Today

Back in July I joined an effort set up by a fellow Brooklander to have citizens of the District adopt members of Congress since we have no voting members in either the House or the Senate. This is a great lobbying effort that … Continue reading

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Senator Mark Warner Needs A Teach-In!

A few months ago I wrote letters to members of Congress from Virginia and Maryland asking them to sign on as co-sponsors to H.R. 265 (the New Columbia Admission Act) or to introduce the accompanying version in the Senate. Thus … Continue reading

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Statehood Lobbying Workshop This Weekend

The fine folks from DC Statehood Yes We Can – DC for Democracy are putting together a workshop this weekend to help lobbying efforts for the DC Statehood Bill H.R. 265 (officially the New Columbia Admission Act). All citizens are … Continue reading

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Teach-In…Spread the Word!

ANC 2C is hosting a Teach-In next week on September 28th. These are the types of events we need all over the District in each ANC and Civic Association so we can educate ourselves and our neighbors about why statehood … Continue reading

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President Obama, How About a DC Jobs Bill?

Tonight, the president gave a good speech about job creation but here in DC we want, need, and deserve a few new jobs. If the president pushed the DC Statehood Bill toward passage we’d have 2 new US Senators and … Continue reading

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