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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced her bill, the District of Columbia Paperwork Reduction Act, to give D.C. legislative autonomy by eliminating the congressional review period for legislation passed by the D.C. Council. Norton’s bill continues a series of bills she plans to introduce as part of her “Free and Equal D.C.” series.
Mar 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the most recent data available (January 2017) on the number of District of Columbia residents hired to work at federal construction sites in the District and D.C. small businesses with subcontracts at the sites.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, yesterday met with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials about her growing concern with FAA’s slow progress to address airplane noise that is impacting several District of Columbia neighborhoods.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released an advance copy of her prepared opening statement ahead of a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) markup of a bill to reauthorize the District of Columbia private school voucher program tomorrow, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation in conjunction with Advisory Neighborhood Commission 8A this evening, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., at the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development (1800 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE).
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus and a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, continued her efforts to reduce airplane noise in the District of Columbia and across the country at a committee hearing yesterday.
Mar 2, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The day after introducing her bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state and hosting Mayor Muriel Bowser and Chairman Phil Mendelson at the Capitol to deliver the D.C. Council’s formal petition for statehood to the Congress, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will take special-order time on the House floor to speak on D.C. statehood today, Thursday, March 2, 2017, at approximately 11:15 a.m.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her statement ahead of a dual-purpose District of Columbia statehood press conference today with Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, and D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson.
Mar 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a press conference with Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, and D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson for a dual-purpose D.C. statehood event today, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building (Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works).
Feb 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will bring Claudette Monroy, a District of Columbia resident who benefited from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), as her guest to President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress this evening.