Tracking D.C. Statehood

Despite the fact that the citizens of Washington, D.C. pay federal taxes, serve on juries and defend our Nation in times of war like most other Americans, the residents of the District of Columbia are barred from having voting representation on the floor of the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate. This classic example of “taxation without representation” is contrary to everything that this nation is founded on discrimination.

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pbs.org Politics Mar 22, 2021, Monday
WATCH: D.C. Mayor Bowser testifies on bill to make D.C. the 51st state | PBS NewsHour
Bowser is calling on the 117th Congress to pass the statehood legislation and put it on President Joe Biden's desk within the first 100 days.
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youtube.com Politics Mar 22, 2021, Monday
H.R. 51: Making D.C. the 51st State - YouTube
On Monday, March 22, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, will hold a hybrid hearing on H.R...
norton.house.gov Politics Mar 22, 2021, Monday
Norton Releases Her Remarks from Press Conference Held Before Today’s Hearing on D.C. Statehood Bill | Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her remarks from her press conference today with Committee on Oversight and Reform (COR) Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), and Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) on the District of Columbia statehood bill. The press conference was held in advance of the COR hearing today on Norton’s D.C. statehood bill (H.R. 51), which begins at 11 a.m. Carper is the sponsor of the Senate companion bill (S. 51).
abcnews.go.com Politics Mar 22, 2021, Monday
Why Democrats want to make Washington, DC, the 51st state - ABC News
The House is expected to vote on D.C.'s statehood again later this year.
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H.R.51 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): Washington, D.C. Admission Act | Congress.gov | Library of Congress
Summary of H.R.51 - 117th Congress (2021-2022): Washington, D.C. Admission Act
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H.R.51 - 116th Congress (2019-2020): Washington, D.C. Admission Act | Congress.gov | Library of Congress
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