On the eve of the city’s Emancipation Day, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine has announced that 20 attorneys general across the country support statehood for the District.
Virginia Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced Friday that they are throwing their support toward making the District of Columbia the 51st state, overcoming years of concerns about the possibility of a commuter tax that critics worry would penalize those who live in the suburbs but work in D.C.
A state constitution necessary for the city to become a state now is being refined by the D.C. Council, and a formal statehood proposal for congressional consideration will be submitted early next year.
Here are unofficial D.C. election results for Nov. 8, 2016 including the the statehood referendum and several District Council races plus results of the residential election.
Voters in D.C. have made their choices for a handful of D.C. Council seats, including whether to return former Mayor Vincent Gray to the council, as well as deciding a ballot referendum on statehood for the nation’s capital.
One step closer to statehood, the D.C. Council heard and discussed what could be the state constitution for “New Columbia.”
D.C. Council member Jack Evans said that having a Democratic president will be a smoother road to statehood than a Republican presidency.
WASHINGTON — A press conference on improving the nation’s infrastructure was peppered with support for D.C. statehood from the nation’s second in command. It began with D.C.’s delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton comparing the size of…
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