Monthly Archives: May 2013

Impromptu Lobby Day: June 7th, 2013

On June 7th, 2013 we’ll be on the Hill once again this time on both the House and Senate sides to advocate for more members of Congress to support the New Columbia Admission Act (aka DC Statehood bill). Most of … Continue reading

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Opportunities for New Statehood Cosponsors

As of May 29, 2013, there are thirty-eight cosponsors on the New Columbia Admission Act, nine more than all of last Congress but eleven fewer than on the Puerto Rico Status Resolution Act. The current thirty-eight cosponsors on HR 292 … Continue reading

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STATEHOOD RESOLUTION

Over the last several months the Neighbors for Statehood group has been speaking to civic and citizen associations around Ward 5 and around the city to recruit more people to join the statehood movement. While most people cannot take off … Continue reading

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Same Goal Different Challenges

On May 15th, 2013, Puerto Rico’s Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives Pedro Peurluisi, offered a bill which would bring about a referendum for Puerto Ricans to vote on whether they want to become a state in the union … Continue reading

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Neighbors for Statehood Meeting: May 18th, 3-5pm

On Saturday, May 18th, at 3pm Neighbors for Statehood will have our May meeting in Ward 5 at San Antonio Bar & Grill (3908 12th St. NE). At this month’s meeting we have a lot to discuss including: Recapping our … Continue reading

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