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Jul 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released Norton’s prepared remarks in advance of a press conference today with District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and a national coalition working to protect local D.C. laws from being blocked or overturned by a record number of riders and threats of interference during the fiscal year 2018 appropriations process.
Jul 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton will host a press conference with District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and a coalition of national organizations to protect D.C.’s local laws during the fiscal year 2018 appropriations process on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., in HVC-215 (Capitol Visitor Center).
Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today that she has filed an 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 6, 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 the possibility of inclement weather, and will resume Tuesday, July 11, 2017.
Jul 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will participate in today’s Palisades Fourth of July Parade.
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), an original cosponsor of the Smithsonian Women's History Museum Act (H.R.19), which would establish the museum on the National Mall, today spoke at a press conference hosted by the bill’s lead sponsors Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Ed Royce (R-CA), to celebrate reaching 227 cosponsors on the bill, enough to pass the House of Representatives.
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released Norton’s statement on her meeting with U.S. Park Police Chief Robert MacLean to discuss last week’s handcuffing by Park Police of three juveniles for selling water on the National Mall.
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – As powerful multinational corporations, led by Kimberly-Clark, continue to aggressively lobby Members of Congress from both parties and in both chambers to block the District of Columbia’s new wet wipes labeling law with an appropriations rider, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today called on Members considering such action to instead pursue national labeling legislation if they disagree with the merits of local labeling laws.
Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C.—The office Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said Norton succeeded in securing $30 million for her top priority the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG), in the House’s fiscal year 2017 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, released today, a $10 million increase from the House’s fiscal year 2016 D.C. Appropriations bill.
Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has launched his second attack on the District of Columbia’s new medical aid-in-dying law, the Death with Dignity Act (DWDA).

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