House passes bill that includes support for DC statehood

WTOP: The House of Representatives passed a bill last week that includes support for D.C. statehood.

H.R. 1, or the For the People Act, was passed along party lines on Friday by a vote of 234-193.

It’s a wide-ranging bill aimed at expanding voting access, revamping ethics investigations and would require presidential candidates to release tax documents. It also includes “extensive findings supporting statehood for D.C.” according to a statement from D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton.

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