Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hazing Freshmen for DC Statehood

On March 1, 2013, the Ward 5 Neighbors for Statehood, joined by some lovely non-Ward 5ers, took to the US Senate to meet with offices of freshmen Senators to welcome them to the District, the Senate, and the issue of … Continue reading

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Rethinking Shadows

On March 5th, 2013, Councilmember Vincent Orange introduced legislation that would allocate more funding to the District’s Shadow Delegation to Congress. His legislation is a good start but needs amending prior to being considered for passage and enactment. While his … Continue reading

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A ‘High Five’ for DC Statehood or Is It?

Councilmember Vincent Orange on March 5th, will introduce legislation (VO Statehood) that is headed in the right direction for the DC Statehood movement but is timid, inadequate, and needs strengthening & amending before it should be adopted. The core components of the legislation are: … Continue reading

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Finding Paul Hansen in 50 States!

While we can roam the Halls of Congress asking for equality continuously Congress can simply choose to ignore us. We have no say in Congress and no control over members of Congress (although we could make their time in the District … Continue reading

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