House to vote on DC statehood for first time since 1993, lawmakers say


Been twenty seven years since the house took a vote on DC statehood and this year a similar vote is expected again but supporters of state her help this time around there's a different result in the in the fight to make DC the fifty first state hasn't made it this far since nineteen ninety three but on February the eleventh the house oversight and reform committee will mark up and vote to send to the floor H. R. fifty one DC delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton says it's a historic moment chair of the committee Carolyn Maloney of New York a Democrat says it won't only make it through the committee we will pass it and the house of representatives the ninety three bill failed that vote if it does make it through the Democrat controlled house Norton says time already working in the Senate which is controlled by

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