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#TheFinal5: Shuff on renewed statehood effort

“There were two really important studies that came out last week, one from the DC Fiscal Policy Institute and one from the Federal City Council, both of them pointing to significant economic impact on the District that we are not a state.”

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$3.2 billion

As Congress continues to debate the debt ceiling, DC faces high costs due to its lack of statehood: in addition to lacking votes in Congress, analysis shows that our taxation without representation leads to $3.2 billion (!!!) in foregone revenue.

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