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Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will give remarks at a kick-off celebration of the 20th anniversary of the African American Civil War Memorial and Museum tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at 1925 Vermont Ave. NW.
Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today took to the House floor during debate on the rule for the House’s fiscal year 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill to shame Republicans for launching a record number of attacks on the District of Columbia’s local laws and spending policies.
Jul 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak on the House floor this afternoon at approximately 12:45 p.m. after the Rules Committee last night did not make in order her amendments to strike five anti-home-rule riders from the House’s fiscal year 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, even though Norton’s amendments complied with House rules.
Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released Norton’s testimony in support of her amendments to strike all five anti-home-rule riders from the House’s fiscal year 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, as well as in opposition to three filed anti-home-rule amendments, ahead of a House Rules Committee hearing/markup scheduled for today, Monday, July 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., in H-313 (U.S. Capitol).
Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today requested a briefing from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials on reported raids conducted by ICE last week in the Mt. Pleasant and Columbia Heights neighborhoods in the District of Columbia.
Jul 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today strongly criticized the Trump administration for its continued refusal to give her the ordinary courtesy of at least some consultation or notice on nominations for federal law enforcement officials serving the District of Columbia after the administration last week announced its intent to nominate Richard S. Tischner, of Virginia, to serve as director of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA).
Jul 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will testify in support of her amendments to strike all five anti-home-rule riders from the House’s fiscal year 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, as well as in opposition to three newly filed anti-home-rule amendments, at a House Rules Committee markup scheduled for Monday, July 16, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., in H-313 (U.S. Capitol).
Jul 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said she will go to the House floor when Congress returns next week to celebrate the upgrade of the District of Columbia’s general obligation (GO) bonds to Aaa by Moody’s Investors Service.
Jul 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) this morning welcomed girls from 17 public and public charter schools in the Washington, D.C.-area to Capitol Hill for a day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) events as part of the Fourth Annual GE Girls STEM Camp.
Jul 12, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today blasted Representative Keith Rothfus (R-PA) for filing an anti-home-rule rider to the fiscal year 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill to prohibit D.C. from using its local funds to collect taxes as part of enforcing the Health Insurance Requirement Amendment Act of 2018 (HIRA), which requires D.C. residents to maintain health insurance coverage, and failure to do so results in a tax liability.