Monthly Archives: July 2013

Council Recess: A Time for Statehood

While Councilmembers are on their summer break it I think it’s not too much to ask that they spend a little bit of tax payer funded time up on Capitol Hill lobbying for the statehood bill in both the House … Continue reading

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March for Statehoood: August 24th, 2013

The DC Statehood Coalition is inviting all District citizens and statehood supporters from around the country to participate in a unique celebration August 21 – 28, when we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington. … Continue reading

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Take Your Vote & Shove It!

The voice and vote of the citizens of the District have taken a big hit over the last week (not to mention over the last 212 years of disenfranchisement). On Tuesday, July 16th, the House Appropriations Committee issued a report … Continue reading

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Statehood Meeting: July 13th at 10am

On Saturday, July 13th at 10am we will have our monthly statehood meeting at a home in Brookland (email us for exact address if you plan on attending). This month after some brief legislative updates our meeting will focus on … Continue reading

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Amend & Pass the DC Stathehood Advocacy Act of 2013

On July 11th, 2013 at 10am the Committee of the Whole of the District Council will hold a hearing on bill B20-171, the DC Statehood Advocacy Act of 2013. This bill presents a great conceptual step forward for the District … Continue reading

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