Leader Hoyer Announces Vote on DC Representation

For Immediate Release:

March 7, 2007

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC - Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on bringing voting rights for to the floor for a vote:

"I am pleased to announce that the House of Representatives will vote on a bill to give the people of Washington, DC full representation in the People's House by the end of the month. The people of the District have waited too long to have a voice in the House. Democrats promised to move this legislation in the first months of the new Congress and that is what we are doing."

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