Friday, May 17, 2019 | DC Vote - Press Release | Bo Shuff
Statement from Bo Shuff, Executive Director, DC Vote  
Thursday, May 2, 2019 | DC Vote - Press Release | Bo Shuff
DC Vote is Growing!
Nonprofit adds four new Board Members and a new Director of Communications
Monday, July 24, 2017 | DC Vote - Press Release | Bo Shuff
For Immediate Release
July 24, 2017 Contact:
Bo Shuff, Executive Director
202-462-6000 x119  
Friday, February 10, 2017 | DC Vote - Press Release | Bo Shuff
Today DC Vote was joined by 27 national, regional and local groups in delivering a letter to the United States House of Representatives. This coalition of groups is calling on Congress to respect the local autonomy of Washington DC and end the attacks on self-determination in governance.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 | DC Vote - Press Release | Bo Shuff
For Immediate Release Contact: 
Bo Shuff, Director of Advocacy
202-462-6000 x119  
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | Associated Press News Service (AP) | Ben Nuckols
A House committee is set to vote on a bill that would block the District of Columbiagovernment from spending local tax dollars without approval by Congress. The District government has sent its budget to Congress for approval every year since the city was granted home rule in 1973. But this year, city leaders planned to skip that step. City voters approved a referendum granting so-called "budget autonomy" to the District and a judge ruled in the city's favor after the law was challenged in court.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | Washington Post (DC) | Aaron C. Davis
In a stinging rebuke to efforts by the District of Columbia to fully govern itself, a Congressional committee on Tuesday nullified the results of a legitimate city election and then declared that D.C. officials can never spend local tax dollars without Congressional approval. Republicans on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed a bill to block the city from enacting a ballot measure that was approved by D.C. voters, confirmed by a court and endorsed by President Obama to let the District spend its own tax money, much like one of the 50 states.
Friday, May 13, 2016 | Washington City Paper (DC) | Andrew Giambrone
Surprise! After holding a hearing on the subject on Thursday, House Republicans are trying to overturn D.C.'s budget autonomy through legislation that would essentially repeal a 2013 referendum where more than 80 percent of residents voted for local fiscal independence.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 | Washington Post (DC) | Aaron C. Davis
A key House Republican warned Thursday that city employees could face prosecution if the D.C. Council went ahead with plans to spend local tax dollars without congressional approval. The threat, made during a two-hour hearing called by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the House subcommittee with oversight of the District, raises the stakes in the city’s renewed attempt to win autonomy from Congress.

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