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DC Statehood in the News

November 9, 2016
NPR: D.C. Votes Overwhelmingly To Become 51st State
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/11/09/501412360/d-c-votes-overwhelmingly-to-become-51st-state?

November 7, 2016
WTOP: DC mayor on statehood vote, ‘historic’ early voting turnout
http://wtop.com/dc/2016/11/dc-mayor-statehood-vote-historic-early-voting-turnout/

October 26, 2016
Washington Blade: D.C. statehood called important for LGBT rights
http://www.washingtonblade.com/2016/10/26/d-c-statehood-called-important-lgbt-rights/

October 24, 2016
Washington Post: Bill Murray: The latest champion of D.C. statehood?
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/local/wp/2016/10/24/bill-murray-the-latest-champion-of-d-c-statehood/

October 20, 2016
Washington Post: Washingtonians should vote for statehood to send a message
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/washingtonians-should-vote-for-statehood-to-send-a-message/2016/10/20/2d22de7e-9634-11e6-bc79-af1cd3d2984b_story.html

October 18, 2016
WTOP: DC Council settles on new name for District in statehood push
http://wtop.com/dc/2016/10/washington-dc-statehood-name-change/

October 18, 2016
Washington Post: D.C. Council cedes more power of statehood constitution to residents
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/dc-council-cedes-more-power-of-statehood-constitution-to-residents/2016/10/18/e581cb66-9548-11e6-bb29-bf2701dbe0a3_story.html

September 7, 2016
WAMU: D.C. Statehood Campaign Kicks Off With Promise Of National Pressure
http://wamu.org/news/16/09/07/dc_statehood_push_kicks_off_with_promise_of_national_campaign

July 27, 2016
Washington Post: D.C. mayor pushes statehood issue at Democratic National Convention

July 26, 2016
WTOP: Celebrities join push for DC statehood

July 22, 2016
Washington Post: Republicans shouldn’t scoff at D.C. statehood

July 19, 2016
Washington Post: Bowser goes to Republican convention to push for D.C. statehood

July 13, 2016
Washington Business Journal: D.C. statehood referendum receives big push forward

June 29, 2016
WAMU: It’s Official: If D.C. Becomes the 51st State, It Will Be Known As…New Columbia

June 16, 2016
Washington Post: In quest to be 51st state, D.C. convenes first constitutional convention of the 21st century

June 14, 2016
Washington Post: Did Bryce Harper just join the D.C. Statehood cause?

May 11, 2016
Politico: Clinton: I support D.C. Statehood

May 4, 2016
The Washington Post: 'Fair is fair': A sensible path for D.C. statehood

May 2, 2016
WAMU: DC Wants to Become the 51st State and Here's How it Plans on Going About It.

April 27, 2016
The Economist: Why Washington, DC is seeking statehood

April 25, 2016
DCist: D.C. Paid More In Federal Taxes Than 22 States Last Year
OCFO: $26 Billlon of Taxation without Representation

April 21, 2016
Washington Post: D.C. leaders commit to constitutional convention, Nov. vote in new push for D.C. statehood
WAMU: Bowser Plans To Submit Request For D.C. Statehood To New President And Congress
                                          
April 15, 2016
Wall Street Journal: Mayor of Washington, D.C., Calls for Vote to Prod Congress on Statehood
Press Release: Norton Praises Mayor Bowser’s New Effort to Have D.C. Residents Vote on Statehood

April 14, 2016
MSNBC: DC defies feds on budget, with eye toward statehood

August 5, 2015
HBO: Watch Cute Kids Sing John Oliver’s Song For DC Statehood