From the Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton:

“Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement upon learning that President Biden told Senate Democrats that he will not veto the disapproval resolution that would nullify the local D.C. Revised Criminal Code Act (RCCA) and that the president tweeted he will sign the disapproval resolution if it comes to his desk. If enacted, it will be the first time a disapproval resolution has nullify a local D.C. law since 1990. Read More


From the Mayor’s Office:

“Join Mayor Muriel Bowser, civil rights leaders, and voting rights activist groups to show support for DC Statehood and partake in a nationwide march to denounce voter suppression and promote fair and easy access to Voting Rights.”

From MPD:

“On Saturday, August 28, 2021, in conjunction with the 58th Anniversary of the March on Washington, there are several First Amendment demonstrations to take place in the District of Columbia. Due to these events, there are parking restrictions and road closures motorists should take into consideration.

The following streets will be posted as Emergency No Parking from approximately 4:00 am to 11:59 pm: Read More

Check out this awesomeness available from the 9:30 Club Merch Shop:

“We’re proud as hell to be Washingtonians, and we think it’s well past time for D.C. to be a state. That’s why we’ve launched a limited edition shirt to raise money and awareness for the cause along with Bailiwick Clothing Company and 51 for 51. All proceeds will go to 51 for 51 and their fight for full representation for all D.C. residents, so it’s as good a time as ever to rep the 202!


From the Mayor’s Office:

“Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted 216-208 to pass the Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 51):

“Today, for the second time in two years, the U.S. House of Representatives has voted in favor of making Washington, DC the 51st state.

“This vote comes at a critical time when Americans nationwide are eager to deliver on the promise of liberty and justice for all. For centuries, an incremental approach to equality in America has delayed this promise for too many. Now is the time for bold action.

“We know well the grave injustices our nation was built on. We also know that progress has been made time and time again because elected leaders and everyday citizens had the courage and vision to demand a more inclusive democracy. Read More


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