Taxation Without Representation

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Lawsuit: Without Statehood, Moving Federal Agencies Out of D.C. Is ‘Forbidden’

A D.C. attorney and the former executive director of the city’s chapter of the ALCU says he will file a lawsuit to prevent federal agencies from leaving the District if a statehood bill is not passed.

09/30/2014

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Holder Says D.C. Should Have Voting Rights

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress.

09/26/2014

A member of U.S. Secret Service takes off flags from President Barack Obama's limo which shows a new license plate at the White House on January 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Obama's limousine is now adorned with "Taxation Without Representation" license plates. The D.C. government authorized the plates to protest the fact that the District of Columbia does not have a vote in Congress. (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Presidential Vehicle Sports ‘Taxation’ License Plates

President Barack Obama’s ride has a new license plate.

01/20/2013

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Inauguration to be Platform for D.C. Statehood

District of Columbia officials are using Inauguration Day to call attention to the District’s lack of statehood and congressional representation.

01/16/2013

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Obama to Use ‘Taxation Without Representation’ Plates

President Barack Obama will put the District’s “Taxation Without Representation” license plates on his limos starting this weekend, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said Tuesday.

01/15/2013

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DC Leaders to Talk License Plates with White House

Two District of Columbia leaders are heading to the White House to talk about the possibility of President Barack Obama putting the city’s “Taxation Without Representation” license plates on his official vehicle.

01/10/2013

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DC Vote Petitions Obama to Use ‘Taxation’ License Plates

The advocacy group D.C. Vote has started a petition on the White House website calling for the presidential limousine to carry the District of Columbia’s ‘Taxation Without Representation’ license plates.

12/20/2012

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