Lawrence Hogan Sr. also supported D.C. voting representation

Publié le par Nelson Rimensnyder, Washington

Lawrence Hogan Sr. also supported D.C. voting representation

The April 23 obituary of Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., “Md. governor’s father backed Nixon ouster” [Metro], did not mention Mr. Hogan’s support for D.C. voting representation in Congress.

Larry Hogan Jr. (R) celebrates his election as Maryland governor with his father, Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., in 2014. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)

Larry Hogan Jr. (R) celebrates his election as Maryland governor with his father, Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., in 2014. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)

When I was a staff member of the Congressional Research Service in the early 1970s, I was asked by then-Rep. Hogan to draft numerous statements in support of resolutions to amend the Constitution to treat the District as a state for purposes of representation in Congress. I cherish the memory of Mr. Hogan calling to thank me personally for my services on several occasions.

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