Bill to add DC and extra Utah rep to Congress dead

While this bill, HR 157, was “adding” voting rights for D.C., groups such as the DC Statehood Green Party had opposed it as not going far enough, and possibly interfering in the battle to eventually gain full statehood for DC.

from Ballot Access News
Bill to Expand U.S. House by Two Seats is Dead for This Year

June 10th, 2009

On June 9, attempts to pass bills in Congress to expand the size of the U.S. House were abandoned. D.C. Delegate to the House Eleanor Holmes Norton removed HR 157 for consideration by the House this year. See this story in the Washington Examiner.

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