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Jul 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the announcement by Mayor Muriel Bowser that the District of Columbia implemented today its medical aid-in-dying law, the Death with Dignity Act (DWDA).
Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that at last night’s committee markup of the fiscal year 2018 District of Columbia appropriations bill, D.C. faced two new riders, both offered by Representative Andy Harris (R-MD).
Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, at a Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hearing on oversight of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) pressed GSA Acting Administrator Tim Horne on whether the U.S. government had received its share of profits from the Trump International Hotel, which leases the former Old Post Office building from GSA.
Jul 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to permanently place a statue depicting Pierre L’Enfant, the designer of the District of Columbia’s master plan, in the U.S. Capitol.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released Norton’s testimony on her amendment to the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2810) to give the District of Columbia home-rule authority over the D.C. National Guard.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton met yesterday with two of the three pending nominees for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Dabney Friedrich and Timothy Kelly, her first meeting with nominees of President Trump.
Jul 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that today’s Music on the Mall performance is canceled due to a heat advisory warning. The performances will be rescheduled for a later date.
Jul 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released Norton’s prepared remarks in advance of a press conference today with District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and a national coalition working to protect local D.C. laws from being blocked or overturned by a record number of riders and threats of interference during the fiscal year 2018 appropriations process.
Jul 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton will host a press conference with District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and a coalition of national organizations to protect D.C.’s local laws during the fiscal year 2018 appropriations process on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., in HVC-215 (Capitol Visitor Center).
Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today that she has filed an amendment to the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 2810) to give the District of Columbia home-rule authority over the D.C. National Guard.

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