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Mar 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that President Trump today signed into law the federal lands package that contains Norton’s bill that allows the District of Columbia to partner with the National Park Service (NPS) to rehabilitate, operate, and maintain NPS properties in D.C.
Mar 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) applauded the passage of H.R. 1, the For the People Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives today, marking the first time in American history either chamber of Congress has endorsed statehood for the District of Columbia.
Mar 7, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) applauded Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) new push for D.C. statehood.
Mar 6, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced she kept the Meadows-Gosar amendment to H.R. 1, the For the People Act, attacking D.C. statehood and home rule from reaching the House floor.
Mar 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Gerald Connolly (D-VA) today sent a letter to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Victoria Lipnic expressing “serious concerns” about unattainable performance standards as well as a new pilot program.
Mar 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the District of Columbia Zoning Commission Home Rule Act, which would remove the Architect of the Capitol and the Director of the National Park Service from the Commission.
Mar 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today that she has secured a historic 200 cosponsors for her bill to make the District of Columbia a state, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act (H.R. 51).
Mar 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today blasted Representatives Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Paul Gosar (R-AZ) for filing an amendment to H.R. 1, the For the People Act, attacking D.C. statehood and home rule.
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today that the Center for Effective Lawmaking ranked Norton as the most effective House Democrat in the last Congress.
Mar 1, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today that the House is expected next week to debate and pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2019, which contains extensive findings calling on Congress to grant statehood to the District of Columbia.