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Jul 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) welcomes Fast Eddie & The Slowpokes and Epiphany for today’s Lunchtime Music on the Mall performances today, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from noon – 2:00 p.m., on the National Mall across from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on Jefferson Drive SW between 4th Street and 7th Street SW.
Jul 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that two of her bills are scheduled to be marked up by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.
Jul 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today responded to a press report that Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) had a discussion last Thursday with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) about Massie’s bill (H.R. 2909) to require the District of Columbia to recognize out-of-state permits to carry concealed guns, regardless of the state standards for issuing such permits.
Jul 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the announcement by Mayor Muriel Bowser that the District of Columbia implemented today its medical aid-in-dying law, the Death with Dignity Act (DWDA).
Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that at last night’s committee markup of the fiscal year 2018 District of Columbia appropriations bill, D.C. faced two new riders, both offered by Representative Andy Harris (R-MD).
Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, at a Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hearing on oversight of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) pressed GSA Acting Administrator Tim Horne on whether the U.S. government had received its share of profits from the Trump International Hotel, which leases the former Old Post Office building from GSA.
Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to permanently place a statue depicting Pierre L’Enfant, the designer of the District of Columbia’s master plan, in the U.S. Capitol.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released Norton’s testimony on her amendment to the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2810) to give the District of Columbia home-rule authority over the D.C. National Guard.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton met yesterday with two of the three pending nominees for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Dabney Friedrich and Timothy Kelly, her first meeting with nominees of President Trump.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that today’s Music on the Mall performance is canceled due to a heat advisory warning. The performances will be rescheduled for a later date.