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Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will meet with National Weather Service (NWS) Director Louis Uccellini today, Monday, February 13, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., in 2136 Rayburn House Office Building, to discuss strategies for more accurately measuring snowfall measurements within the boundaries of the District of Columbia.
Feb 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the following statement after the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced it will withhold federal transit funds from the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia until the jurisdictions establish a new State Safety Oversight Program (SSOP), certified by FTA, for the rail operations of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).
Feb 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton today released the following statement on the passing of former District of Columbia Councilmember H.R. Crawford.
Feb 7, 2017 Blog
President Trump’s first two weeks were not about the District of Columbia, but his chaotic beginning coincided with my amendment to remove language from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s (OGR) Authorization and Oversight Plan for the 115th Congress that appeared to signal an intention to get into D.C.’s local government operations well beyond the usual disagreements with D.C. laws.
Feb 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) today announced that the committee will mark up a disapproval resolution to nullify the District of Columbia’s medical aid-in-dying bill, the Death with Dignity Act, on Monday evening, February 13, 2017, at 5:30 p.m., in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.
Feb 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today thanked Patrick Burke, the U.S. Marshal for the District of Columbia, U.S. District Court, for his service following his announcement that he will resign his office effective February 4, 2017.
Feb 2, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) joined Gold Star Father Khizr Khan, Representative Don Beyer (D-VA), and several House Democrats at a press conference today to introduce the Freedom of Religion Act, which prohibits barring immigrants, refugees, and international visitors from entry in the United States on the basis of religion.
Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), who was scheduled to speak at a United States Postal Service ceremony today dedicating a Dorothy Height Forever stamp, said that the stamp was an honor due to the most influential female leader of the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement.
Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her statement ahead of a press conference today with District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson to defend D.C.’s medical aid-in-dying bill, the Death with Dignity Act, from congressional interference.
Jan 31, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said she was encouraged by the comments of Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and OGR Subcommittee on Government Operations Chairman Mark Meadows (R-NC), who said at an OGR committee markup today they would work with her when the committee considers local District of Columbia issues.

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