Posts Tagged ‘D.C. Statehood’

Congress’ Biggest D.C. Advocates Weigh in on Lieberman Bill

With two weeks left in the 112th Congress, retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman surprised the District yesterday by introducing the "New Columbia Admissions Act" to make D.C. the 51st state. The bill—the first D.C. statehood measure introduced in the Senate since 1993—is seen as symbolic, given that no committee hearings have been scheduled on the measure [...]