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Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the following statement on the decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to block enforcement of the D.C.’s “good reason” requirement for issuing concealed-carry permits.
Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton has introduced a bill to extend the District of Columbia’s lease with the National Park Service to use the land under Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium (RFK) by 50 years, for a total period of 100 years.
Jul 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today filed an amendment to the fiscal year 2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill to permit commercial filming and photography on all U.S. Capitol Grounds, beyond the single area where it is currently permitted, Union Square.
Jul 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton has broken the record for House cosponsors for her bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state.
Jul 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the passing of longtime WRC-TV anchor Jim Vance.
Jul 21, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today challenged Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) to follow his convictions of allowing his constituents to be armed wherever they travel by offering an amendment to the fiscal year 2018 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill to overturn the federal ban on bringing guns onto the U.S. Capitol grounds.
Jul 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said she could not resist pointing up the newest Republican hypocrisy after the House Judiciary Committee announced an upcoming hearing entitled “No Regulation Without Representation: H.R. 2887 and the Growing Problem of States Regulating Beyond Their Borders.”
Jul 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a press conference hosted by the Pro-Choice Caucus on the harmful impact of proposed anti-choice riders in this year’s appropriations bills today, Thursday, July 20, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., in the House Radio/TV Gallery, Studio B (HVC-110).
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that Representative Andy Harris (R-MD) falsely asserted to the press that Congress does not have the authority to ban medical aid in dying nationwide.
Jul 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) today passed two Norton bills by voice vote.