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Jan 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) next week will host a town hall with federal employees, federal contract workers, and local District of Columbia businesses to highlight the deeply harmful impacts of the Trump shutdown on D.C. residents and the District’s economy.
Jan 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today condemned a bill introduced by Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ) to permanently prohibit the District of Columbia from spending its local funds that have been approved by Congress on abortion services for low-income women.
Jan 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) thanked Senate Democrats for today defeating a cloture vote on the motion to proceed to a bill to permanently prohibit the District of Columbia from spending its local funds on abortion services for low-income women.
Jan 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton has broken the record for total House cosponsors for her bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state.
Jan 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has been appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to preside as chair of the Committee of the Whole on the House floor today at approximately 1:30 p.m.
Jan 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today condemned a bill introduced by Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) to permanently prohibit the District of Columbia from spending its local funds that have been approved by Congress on abortion services for low-income women.
Jan 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today submitted remarks into the congressional record in support of a bill to guarantee back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or forced to work without pay during government shutdowns.
Jan 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) pledged to once again defeat a bill introduced today by Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA) that would roll back a critical component of the District of Columbia Revitalization Act and force the District to spend millions of dollars in new budgetary costs.
Jan 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is scheduled to speak at a rally today outside of the AFL-CIO headquarters (815 16th St. NW) hosted by more than 20 labor unions representing federal employees and federal contract workers to call on Republicans and President Trump to end the partial government shutdown.
Jan 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that a federal lands package introduced by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) contains Norton’s bill that clarifies that the District of Columbia and the National Park Service (NPS) have the authority to enter into cooperative management agreements (CMAs) to maintain and operate NPS properties in the District, such as Franklin Park.

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