Norton Says D.C. Statehood Cosponsors Represent Over Half Of All Americans
Norton Says D.C. Statehood Cosponsors Represent Over Half of All Americans
Mar 6, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today reported that the Members of the House (146) and Senate (22) who have cosponsored her bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state represent a combined 188 million Americans, comprising 58 percent of the country’s total population. Norton said she will continue to seek out more cosponsors as she runs into Members in committees, on the floor and the like.
“Our work in building record support has paid off with more than half of all Americans represented by Members of Congress cosponsoring our D.C. statehood bill,” Norton said. “ …