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D.C. statehood hearing held yesterday with little change in sight

Yesterday at 3 p.m., Democratic Senator Thomas Carper led the first Congressional hearing for D.C. statehood in 20 years. But don’t expect Washington to take decisive action towards the state of “New Columbia” anytime soon. The hearing was… Read More

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Congress finds D.C. budget autonomy referendum has no legal effect

Although more than 80 percent of D.C. residents voted in support of the “budget autonomy” measureĀ in an April referendum, the Government Accountability Office, Congress’ investigative agency, has stated that this latest attempt to gain increased independence from Capitol… Read More