Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hoya Saxa for Statehood

It’s hard to imagine how and why the designs for Georgetown University’s new athletic facility would get tangled up in the argument for Statehood, yet it has. Last week, Georgetown University presented new designs for their athletic facility to match … Continue reading

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200+ Years of Failed Incrementalism

In this present Congress, the elected city leadership has once again decided to align itself with the failed strategy of incrementalism. City leadership from the Council, to the Mayor, and to our Delegate on the Hill all know that Statehood … Continue reading

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Statehood Gets Us Autonomy

Mike DeBonis in the Washington Post wrote an interesting piece as to why the push for budget autonomy is doomed. If this is in fact the case shouldn’t we just be having the fight over Statehood instead of these half … Continue reading

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Lobby Day Was A Success But It’s Not The Last

On April 16th, 2012 District citizens worked the hallways of the House of Representatives to lobby for support for HR 265, the New Columbia Admission Act. After breaking up into citizen teams from Brookland, Mount Pleasant, Capitol Hill and a … Continue reading

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Great Lobby Day

Citizens from across the District visited almost 60 offices in the House of Representatives on April 16th to advocate for members to sign-on as cosponsors to HR 265, the New Columbia Admission Act. More details about the day will come … Continue reading

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