Congress’s attempt to overturn a crime law makes the case for DC statehood

“Beyond blocking the implementation of the new criminal justice reforms, this whole debacle has also reignited the focus on DC statehood, which scored its most significant wins in 2020 and 2021, when the House passed bills supporting it. ‘The only thing Congress is voting on is to overturn the local decision-making of 700,000 people,’ says Bo Shuff, the executive director of DC Vote, of this week’s resolution.”

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