Monthly Archives: March 2013

Council Assignments for DC Statehood

Since the Council should be busy writing laws and overseeing District agencies I wanted to propose a low cost, organized, and focused way for members of the Council to join in the push for statehood. The plan is this: each … Continue reading

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DC Statehood and the Council

When Council member Vincent Orange proposed a bill to partially fund the District’s Shadow Delegation to Congress he also included in the bill language with statehood responsibilities for the Council as well. In previous posts I’ve made suggestions for how … Continue reading

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Thanks to Kristen, What’s Up with Chuck?

Our thanks go out to Senator Kristen Gillibrand for becoming a cosponsor of S. 132, the New Columbia Admission Act. This is the only bill before both Houses of Congress that will make citizens of the District full and equal … Continue reading

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Advocate for Statehood On DC Emancipation Day, April 16th, 2013

On April 16th, 2013, from 12-4:30pm the DC Statehood Coalition will host our 2nd Annual Lobby Day for DC Statehood on the District’s Emancipation Day. Because the statehood movement is growing this year we will have statehood advocacy meetings on both the House and … Continue reading

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Refocusing the Mayor’s Office for Statehood

When looking at government and the private sector people often ask “how can we get more for less?” As it relates to the cause for DC Statehood it would be hard for the District to get more for less considering … Continue reading

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