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Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, today said that she was pleased that the House bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), released yesterday, included several of her priorities to help address airplane noise.
Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released letters from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), which represents water utilities across the country, and DC Water expressing their strong opposition to efforts to block the District of Columbia’s new law regulating the labeling of personal hygiene products, particularly wet wipes, as safe to flush.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Ahead of tomorrow’s expected release of the House bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices on airplanes.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the ribbon cutting of Check It Enterprises today, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at 1920 Martin Luther King Avenue SE 20020.
Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today condemned Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) for being the latest Member of Congress to exploit last week’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice to undermine the District of Columbia’s gun safety laws.
Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today condemned Representative Andy Harris’ (R-MD) newest threat to block a District of Columbia law, one regulating the labeling of personal hygiene products, particularly wet wipes, as safe to flush. Harris, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, told The Washington Post yesterday that he is considering blocking the law during the upcoming appropriations process.
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the passing of her good friend, former Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham.
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today sharply criticized efforts by the nonwoven disposable products industry to block a new District of Columbia law regulating the labeling of personal hygiene products, particularly wet wipes, as safe to flush.
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The day after the horrific shooting of Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and others at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that, according to a press report, Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) has introduced a bill to force the District of Columbia to recognize out-of-state permits to carry concealed guns, regardless of the standards those states use for issuing permits.
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—After the District of Columbia Council today passed its fiscal year 2018 local budget, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is poised to defend it from being nullified by a disapproval resolution during the congressional review period.