From: Bertha Holliday
Sent: Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:39 AM
Subject: Fwd: Civic Federations Support Mayor, Council on Self Governance
For lisrserv and blog:: DC FEDERATIONS OF CIVIC & CITIZENS ASSOCIATIONS SUPPORT DC SELF-GOVERNANCE
Citywide Federations Issue Statement on Civic Solidarity
In Support of Mayor, Council on D.C.’s Right to Self-governance
Washington, D.C., February 10, 2017: The presidents of D.C.’s two citywide federations of neighborhood associations today released a joint statement of opposition to any congressional interference in D.C.’s self-government. The statement specifically supports Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Council in their efforts to protect duly legislated local laws and endorsed all efforts to achieve full self-governance, including through D.C. statehood as affirmed by 86% of voters on November 8, 2016.
For full release, statement, and members, please see attachment.