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Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today forced the first legislative roll-call vote of the 115th Congress on her motion to restore the vote of the District of Columbia delegate on the House floor in the Committee of the Whole, upheld as constitutional by two federal courts.
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will force a vote on the House floor to restore the vote of District of Columbia delegate on the House floor in the Committee of the Whole today, Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at approximately 2:40 p.m.
Jan 3, 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. Office of Veterans Affairs Director Ely S. Ross calling on Congress to restore the D.C.’s delegate vote on the House floor in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Jan 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC —Today, Members of Congress Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), Don Beyer (D-VA), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and John Delaney (D-MD) issued the following statement in opposition to the "Holman Rule" included in the proposed Rules package:
Jan 2, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In remarks at the District of Columbia Council swearing-in ceremony today at the Washington Convention Center, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will offer her outlook on what a Republican-controlled Congress and executive means for the District in 2017. She will also swear in Councilmember Robert White, who served in her congressional office from 2008-2013.
Jan 1, 2017 Blog
The New Year is a good time for collective D.C. resolutions that set new plans and goals for D.C. statehood.
Dec 29, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Before the 115th Congress convenes, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will hold a press conference with District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and D.C. Office of Veterans Affairs Director Ely S. Ross to call on Congress to restore D.C.’s delegate vote on the House floor in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, which was upheld as constitutional by two federal courts in 1993 and 1994. The press conference will take place Tuesday, January 3, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., in 2456 Rayburn House Office Building (Fourth Floor).
Dec 22, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Concerned about the deteriorating finances of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), ranking member of the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee, was relieved by today’s announcement by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) that it will the lift financial restrictions placed on the transit agency for federal grants awarded after July 1, 2015.
Dec 20, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation in conjunction with ANC 5D05 and residents of the Carver Langston community this evening, Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at 6:30 p.m., at Two Rivers Public Charter School Charles Young Campus (820 26th St. NE).
Dec 20, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) thanked President Obama for continuing his commitment to giving nonviolent offenders a second chance by yesterday granting 153 commutations and 78 pardons to individuals serving sentences, including commutations for two District of Columbia residents convicted under District of Columbia law for nonviolent drug offenses.

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