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Jun 22, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will cut the ribbon to celebrate the start of the 26th Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle tomorrow, Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., at 3rd St. NW and Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
Jun 22, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) was successful in getting the Republican-led Senate Appropriations Committee to provide in its fiscal year 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill $30 million for the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG), a significant victory after President Trump zeroed out funding for DCTAG is his fiscal year 2019 budget, as well as funding for her other priorities.
Jun 22, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today criticized the Senate for amending a coin bill on the floor Wednesday for the sole purpose of treating the District of Columbia as a second-class jurisdiction, even though D.C. residents pay higher federal taxes per capita than residents represented by all senators who made the change.
Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted down the ultra-conservative immigration bill introduced by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), and could not yet get the votes on a separate Republican immigration bill cobbled together by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI).
Jun 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that she will introduced a bill to give the Council of the District of Columbia the authority over the jurisdiction and organization of the local D.C. courts.
Jun 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) today announced that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has agreed to their request to extend Yellow Line service during the morning and evening rush hours while the Rhode Island Avenue and Brookland-CUA stations are closed from July 21, 2018, through September 2, 2018, for maintenance.
Jun 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today blasted House Republicans for their fiscal year 2019 budget resolution, released yesterday, which would completely eliminate a critical component of the District of Columbia Revitalization Act and blow a massive hole in the District’s budget.
Jun 19, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said she was delighted that her work to clean up the Anacostia River is reaping rewards after the river was awarded its first-ever passing grade by the Anacostia Watershed Society for its improved health.
Jun 19, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced her bill to permit the use of marijuana in states where it is legal—for medical or recreational purposes—in federally-assisted housing, including public housing and the Section 8 housing program.
Jun 18, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today wrote the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) requesting that a copy of the employment contract of MWAA President and Chief Executive Officer John “Jack” Potter be provided to the Committee.

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