This is a message from our friend Josh Burch over at Neighbors United for DC Statehood, regarding the hearing that will take place September 19. If you want to volunteer, distribute flyers or help in other capacity, email firstname.lastname@example.org —Maria Helena Carey
Let’s Get 218+ VOTING Cosponsors This Week!!!
There will be a hearing on the D.C. Statehood bill before the House Oversight Committee on September 19th, and we want you to be there! In the lead up to the hearing we want to get as many cosponsors on the House bill, HR 51, as possible. Presently, there are 218 cosponsors of which 214 are voting members. We want over 218 voting members as cosponsors and you can help make that happen, today! Below is a list of Representatives with contact information of those who are most likely to join the bill. Please email, call, or tweet at these representatives and ask that they cosponsor HR 51. Here’s a script you can copy and paste!
Arizona 1st – Representative Tom O’Halleran
Staff lead: Sally.Adams@mail.house.gov
Maine 2nd – Representative Jared Golden
Staff lead: Eric.Kanter@mail.house.gov
Iowa 3rd – Representative Cindy Axne
Staff lead: Denise.Fleming@mail.house.gov
Michigan 6th – Representative Elissa Slotkin
Staff lead: Danielle.Most@mail.house.gov
Minnesota 2nd – Representative Angie Craig
Staff lead: Will.Mitchell@mail.house.gov
New Mexico 2nd – Representative Xochitl Torres Small
Staff lead: Brooke.Stuedell@mail.house.gov
New York 22nd – Representative Anthony Brindisi
Staff lead: Robert.Dougherty@mail.house.gov
New York 25th – Representative Joe Morelle
Staff lead: Abbie.Sorrendino@mail.house.gov
Washington 8th – Representative Kim Schrier
Staff lead: Alex.Payne@mail.house.gov
If you want to helps spread the word about the hearing let us know as we have flyers available and are looking for volunteers to stand outside metro stations, at a farmers market, or house of worship!
Email for flyers: email@example.com The Ward 5 Democrats at the Fort Totten, Brookland, and Rhode Island Ave metro stops this Thursday and Friday as well as next Monday handing out flyers. If you want to join them please contact Caroline Petti at firstname.lastname@example.org.