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DC statehood to have its first hearing this summer

Posted on May 31,2019
Filed Under Local Politics , Politics,

Source Wusa9

By WUSA Staff

WASHINGTON - The very first hearing for D.C. statehood will be held this summer, D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton said in the press conference Thursday afternoon.

"We’ve announced the first hearing on #DCstatehood (HR 51) in the House in 26 years: July 24," Norton wrote on Twitter. "This is a monumental step forward for equality and self-government for D.C."

Maryland House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer spoke in support of D.C. statehood during a news conference and released an op-ed, stating the same support.

Source Wusa9

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