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Commuter tax remains specter for D.C. statehood

A grassroots leader for D.C. statehood says the creation of the 51st state could ultimately result in a commuter tax but that it shouldn't prevent congressional approval.

Monday - 05/26/2014, 01:45pm EDT

Tags: D.C. statehood, commuter tax, Josh Burch, Tim Kaine


Gray to lead anniversary march for D.C. statehood

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray hopes to harness the energy and emotion surrounding this weekend's celebration of the March on Washington's 50th anniversary.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 07:12pm EDT

Tags: Vince Gray, D.C. statehood, march on washington, Nick Iannelli

Senator introduces D.C. statehood bill

A Senator from Delaware has introduced a bill in Congress that would make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state. The bill has a slim chance of passing.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 07:37pm EST

Tags: Tom Carper, Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. statehood

Inauguration to be platform for DC statehood

District of Columbia officials are using Inauguration Day to call attention to the District's lack of statehood and congressional representation.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 08:02pm EST

Tags: D.C. statehood