Norton Continues To Build Record Support For Her D.C. Statehood Bill, Now With 140 Cosponsors

Norton Continues to Build Record Support for Her D.C. Statehood Bill, Now with 140 Cosponsors

Nov 14, 2017

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that she has garnered 140 cosponsors for her bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, up from the last reported high.  Norton has continued to build support for her Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 1291) since she broke the record for cosponsors in July as high school students with DC Vote met with congressional offices and helped Norton get to a new record of 134 cosponsors.  In March, Norton introduced her statehood bill with a record number of House original cosponsors (116), which are Members who …

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