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Statement on Flag Day as Washington, DC Admission Act Reaches 213 Cosponsors

Friday, June 14, 2019

(Washingon, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser released the following statement on Flag Day as Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s DC statehood bill (H.R. 51) has reached 213 cosponsors. A simple majority in the U.S. House of Representatives is 218 votes.

“On Flag Day, we are particularly reminded of our fight to put the 51st star on the American flag with DC statehood. We thank Congresswoman Norton for her continued leadership in building historic support and putting us on the verge of assuring House passage as we prepare next month for the first House hearing on DC statehood in over 25 years.

“We know this fight is long from over, but we continue to see more Americans join our cause to confront one of great civil rights issues of our time.”

Below is a full list of House cosponsors of H.R. 51:

Rep. Adams, Alma S. (NC-12)
Aguilar, Pete (CA-31)
Allred, Colin Z. (TX-32)
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz (CA-44)
Bass, Karen (CA-37)
Beatty, Joyce (OH-3)
Bera, Ami (CA-7)
Beyer, Donald S., Jr. (VA-8)
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. (GA-2)
Blumenauer, Earl (OR-3)
Blunt Rochester, Lisa (DE-At Large)
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne (OR-1)
Boyle, Brendan F. (PA-13)
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. (MD-4)
Brownley, Julia (CA-26)
Bustos, Cheri (IL-17)
Butterfield, G. K. (NC-1)
Carbajal, Salud O. (CA-24)
Cardenas, Tony (CA-29)
Carson, Andre (IN-7)
Cartwright, Matt (PA-17)
Rep. Case, Ed (HI-1)
Casten, Sean (IL-6)
Castor, Kathy (FL-14)
Castro, Joaquin (TX-20)
Chu, Judy (CA-27)
Cicilline, David N. (RI-1)
Clark, Katherine M. (MA-5)
Clarke, Yvette D. (NY-9)
Clay, Wm. Lacy (MO-1)
Cleaver, Emanuel (MO-5)
Clyburn, James E. (SC-6)
Cohen, Steve (TN-9)
Connolly, Gerald E. (VA-11)
Rep. Correa, J. Luis (CA-46)
Courtney, Joe (CT-2)
Rep. Cox, TJ (CA-21)
Crist, Charlie (FL-13)
Crow, Jason (CO-6)
Rep. Cuellar, Henry (TX-28)
Cummings, Elijah E. (MD-7)
Rep. Davids, Sharice (KS-3)
Rep. Davis, Danny K. (IL-7)
Davis, Susan A. (CA-53)
Dean, Madeleine (PA-4)
DeFazio, Peter A. (OR-4)
Rep. DeGette, Diana (CO-1)
DeLauro, Rosa L. (CT-3)
DelBene, Suzan K. (WA-1)
Delgado, Antonio (NY-19)
Demings, Val Butler (FL-10)
DeSaulnier, Mark (CA-11)
Deutch, Theodore E. (FL-22)
Dingell, Debbie (MI-12)
Doggett, Lloyd (TX-35)
Doyle, Michael F. (PA-14)
Engel, Eliot L. (NY-16)
Escobar, Veronica (TX-16)
Eshoo, Anna G. (CA-18)
Espaillat, Adriano (NY-13)
Evans, Dwight (PA-2)
Finkenauer, Abby (IA-1)
Foster, Bill (IL-11)
Frankel, Lois (FL-21)
Fudge, Marcia L. (OH-11)
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi (HI-2)
Rep. Gallego, Ruben (AZ-7)
Garamendi, John (CA-3)
Garcia, Jesus G. (IL-4)
Garcia, Sylvia R. (TX-29)
Gomez, Jimmy (CA-34)
Gonzalez, Vicente (TX-15)
Green, Al (TX-9)
Grijalva, Raul M. (AZ-3)
Haaland, Debra A. (NM-1)
Hastings, Alcee L. (FL-20)
Hayes, Jahana (CT-5)
Heck, Denny (WA-10)
Rep. Higgins, Brian (NY-26)
Hill, Katie (CA-25)
Himes, James A. (CT-4)
Horsford, Steven (NV-4)
Houlahan, Chrissy (PA-6)
Hoyer, Steny H. (MD-5)
Rep. Huffman, Jared (CA-2)
Jackson Lee, Sheila (TX-18)
Jayapal, Pramila (WA-7)
Jeffries, Hakeem S. (NY-8)
Johnson, Eddie Bernice (TX-30)
Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. (GA-4)
Kaptur, Marcy (OH-9)
Keating, William R. (MA-9)
Kelly, Robin L. (IL-2)
Kennedy, Joseph P., III (MA-4)
Khanna, Ro (CA-17)
Kildee, Daniel T. (MI-5)
Kilmer, Derek (WA-6)
Kim, Andy (NJ-3)
Kirkpatrick, Ann (AZ-2)
Krishnamoorthi, Raja (IL-8)
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. (NH-2)
Langevin, James R. (RI-2)
Larsen, Rick (WA-2)
Larson, John B. (CT-1)
Lawrence, Brenda L. (MI-14)
Lawson, Al, Jr. (FL-5)
Lee, Barbara (CA-13)
Lee, Susie (NV-3)
Levin, Andy (MI-9)
Levin, Mike (CA-49)
Lewis, John (GA-5)
Lieu, Ted (CA-33)
Lipinski, Daniel (IL-3)
Loebsack, David (IA-2)
Lofgren, Zoe (CA-19)
Lowenthal, Alan S. (CA-47)
Lowey, Nita M. (NY-17)
Lujan, Ben Ray (NM-3)
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. (VA-2)
Lynch, Stephen F. (MA-8)
Malinowski, Tom (NJ-7)
Maloney, Carolyn B. (NY-12)
Maloney, Sean Patrick (NY-18)
Matsui, Doris O. (CA-6)
McBath, Lucy (GA-6)
McCollum, Betty (MN-4)
McEachin, A. Donald (VA-4)
McGovern, James P. (MA-2)
McNerney, Jerry (CA-9)
Meeks, Gregory W. (NY-5)
Meng, Grace (NY-6)
Moore, Gwen (WI-4)
Moulton, Seth (MA-6)
Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie (FL-26)
Murphy, Stephanie N. (FL-7)
Nadler, Jerrold (NY-10)
Napolitano, Grace F. (CA-32)
Neal, Richard E. (MA-1)
Neguse, Joe (CO-2)
Norcross, Donald (NJ-1)
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria (NY-14)
Omar, Ilhan (MN-5)
Pallone, Frank, Jr. (NJ-6)
Panetta, Jimmy (CA-20)
Pappas, Chris (NH-1)
Pascrell, Bill, Jr. (NJ-9)
Payne, Donald M., Jr. (NJ-10)
Perlmutter, Ed (CO-7)
Peters, Scott H. (CA-52)
Phillips, Dean (MN-3)
Rep. Pingree, Chellie (ME-1)
Plaskett, Stacey E. (VI-At Large)
Pocan, Mark (WI-2)
Porter, Katie (CA-45)
Pressley, Ayanna (MA-7)
Price, David E. (NC-4)
Quigley, Mike (IL-5)
Raskin, Jamie (MD-8)
Rice, Kathleen M. (NY-4)
Richmond, Cedric L. (LA-2)
Rose, Max (NY-11)
Rep. Rouda, Harley (CA-48)
Roybal-Allard, Lucille (CA-40)
Ruiz, Raul (CA-36)
Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch (MD-2)
Rush, Bobby L. (IL-1)
Ryan, Tim (OH-13)
Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho (MP-At Large)
San Nicolas, Michael F. Q. (GU-At Large)
Sanchez, Linda T. (CA-38)
Sarbanes, John P. (MD-3)
Scanlon, Mary Gay (PA-7)
Schakowsky, Janice D. (IL-9)
Schiff, Adam B. (CA-28)
Schneider, Brad (IL-10)
Schrader, Kurt (OR-5)
Scott, David (GA-13)
Scott, Bobby (VA-3)
Serrano, Jose E. (NY-15)
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. (AL-7)
Shalala, Donna E. (FL-27)
Sherman, Brad (CA-30)
Sherrill, Mikie (NJ-11)
Sires, Albio (NJ-8)
Smith, Adam (WA-9)
Soto, Darren (FL-9)
Spanberger, Abigail (VA-7)
Speier, Jackie (CA-14)
Stevens, Haley M. (MI-11)
Suozzi, Thomas R. (NY-3)
Rep. Swalwell, Eric (CA-15)
Takano, Mark (CA-41)
Thompson, Bennie G. (MS-2)
Thompson, Mike (CA-5)
Titus, Dina (NV-1)
Tlaib, Rashida (MI-13)
Tonko, Paul (NY-20)
Torres, Norma J. (CA-35)
Trahan, Lori (MA-3)
Rep. Trone, David J. (MD-6)
Underwood, Lauren (IL-14)
Vargas, Juan (CA-51)
Veasey, Marc A. (TX-33)
Vela, Filemon (TX-34)
Velazquez, Nydia M. (NY-7)
Wasserman Schultz, Debbie (FL-23)
Waters, Maxine (CA-43)
Watson Coleman, Bonnie (NJ-12)
Welch, Peter (VT-At Large)
Wexton, Jennifer (VA-10)
Wild, Susan (PA-15)
Wilson, Frederica S. (FL-24)
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. (KY-3)