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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.
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a media availability in her office with Dan Diaz, the widower of California medical aid-in-dying advocate Brittany Maynard, to discuss their efforts to defend the District of Columbia’s Death with Dignity Act (DWDA), Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at noon, in 2136 Rayburn House Office Building.
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to clarify that the District of Columbia has the authority to enter into cooperative management agreements (CMAs) with the National Park Service (NPS) to maintain and invest in NPS properties in the city.
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today called on Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee to question nominees for federal positions in the District of Columbia, including federal district court judge, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Marshal, on whether they intend to reside in D.C. during their terms.
Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), an annual performer in the long-running comedic event “Will on the Hill,” hosted by the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), will appear in the performance tonight, June 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW).

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