An exploration of how statehood could change DC’s regulatory regime, internal politics and economic volatility.
One of the first thorough attempts to map out the fiscal and economic practicalities of DC statehood and how the federal government can step up to support DC’s fiscal foundations and independence.
Lack of congressional representation has left DC residents materially less well-off. Voting representatives could secure more local funding and defend residents from hostile legislation.
Answers to all the questions you were afraid to ask about the District’s bid to become the 51st state.