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Dec 15, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that President Obama yesterday signed into law her bill (H.R. 4419) to enhance financial disclosure requirements for District of Columbia local court judges and to make other improvements to the D.C. courts.
Dec 15, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) spoke at a press conference at the Capitol today with Members of Congress and survivors of gun violence around the country to commemorate the 26 children and teachers killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School four years ago in Newtown, CT and to call on Congress to pass common sense gun violence prevention legislation.
Dec 14, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement after the U.S. Navy held an official ceremony today to name its newest nuclear-powered submarine the “USS Columbia” in honor of the District of Columbia.
Dec 14, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The United Planning Organization Inspire Foundation, in conjunction with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), will host the 27th annual Capitol Hill Holiday Party for underprivileged children in the District of Columbia at the Capitol tomorrow, Thursday, December 15, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in 345 Cannon House Office Building (Cannon Caucus Room).
Dec 12, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released Norton’s letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) requesting that the rules of the 115th Congress permit the District of Columbia’s delegate to vote in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Dec 7, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has protected the District of Columbia’s budget autonomy referendum from being overturned in the fiscal year 2017 continuing resolution (CR), released yesterday, which funds the federal government until April 28, 2017, and is expected to pass the House of Representatives and Senate this week.
Dec 5, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released her letter to the District of Columbia Board of Elections (BOE) asking for written clarification on whether D.C. residents serving felony sentences outside of a penitentiary are eligible to vote.
Dec 2, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the following statement regarding the National Park Service’s (NPS) announcement that philanthropist David M. Rubenstein has pledged the funding needed for NPS to modernize the Washington Monument elevator.
Dec 2, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In advance of today’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) SafeTrack program, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) issued the following statement.
Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

What’s Next for D.C. Statehood

By Eleanor Holmes Norton

December 2, 2016

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