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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is proud to serve the District of Columbia.

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, now in her thirteenth term as the Congresswoman for the District of Columbia, is the ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. She serves on two committees: the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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Norton Announces Bill to Require BLM be Headquartered in National Capital Region

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today she will introduce a bill to require the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) headquarters to be located in the National Capital Region (NCR). 
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Norton Files Amendment to NDAA to Give D.C. Mayor Authority Over D.C. National Guard,...

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced she filed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2020 (NDAA) to give the District of Columbia home-rule authority over the D.C. National Guard.
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Norton to Host Community Forum on D.C. Statehood and Community Building, Tuesday

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On the day that national organizations speak about their support and work on Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s (D-DC) District of Columbia statehood bill, Norton will that evening host a Community Forum moderated by Reverend
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Norton Announces Historic D.C. Spending Bill Passes House

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the House’s fiscal year (FY) 20 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, which contains most of her top policy and funding priorities, passed the House of Representatives today. 
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Norton Files Amendment to Increase Funding for Anacostia River Cleanup

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) filed an amendment last Friday to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill that would increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program, building on Norton’s longstanding work to restore the Anacostia River.
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Norton to Speak at RFK Stadium Site Athletic Fields Opening, Tomorrow

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak tomorrow, Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the ribbon cutting of new athletic fields at the RFK stadium site at 11:00 a.m.  Norton recently introduced a bill to sell the RFK stadium site,
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Norton Presents Award to DC’s Fort Chaplin Park Apartments

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today presented the Charles Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award to Fort Chaplin Park Apartments, owned and operated by Standard Communities and Alliant Capital, for their work preserving affordable housing in the District of Columbia.
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Norton Celebrates Historic Home-Rule Victories in D.C. Spending Bill, Removal of D.C. Riders and...

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the House’s fiscal year (FY) 20 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, released last night, contains most of her top policy and funding priorities.  Among others, the bill contains no anti-home-rule riders, no congressional appropriation of local funds
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Norton Praises D.C. Water’s New Headquarters at Ribbon Cutting Today

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today helped cut the ribbon at the new D.C. Water Headquarters and praised its leadership for use of state-of-the-art green infrastructure in the building and replacements for some tunnels to capture stormwater overflow.
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Norton Announces $150 Million in WMATA Funding

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that she had secured $150 million for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for capital projects in the House’s fiscal year 2020 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations bill, which was approved in subcommittee today.
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Norton to Host Press Conference with Mayor Bowser and National Organizations to Defend 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 and local organizations to protect D.C.’s local laws during the upcoming fiscal year 2020 appropriations process this Friday
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Norton Introduces Bill to Permit Marijuana Use in Public Housing, Will Speak at National...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that today she introduced the Marijuana in Federally Assisted Housing Parity Act of 2019, which would permit the use of marijuana in federally assisted housing
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Norton Gets D.C. Home-Rule Provision Included in Committee-Passed Presidential Pension Bill

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act (H.R. 1496), which updates the 1958 Former Presidents Act, includes language that removes the current law’s treatment of the District of Columbia government as part of the federal government.
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Norton Introduces Legislation to Sell RFK Stadium Site, Unused Federal Land, to the District...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to sell the RFK stadium site, unused federal land, to the District of Columbia for fair market value. Currently, the RFK stadium site
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Norton Introduces Bill Removing Federal Government’s Authority Over District-Owned Land

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill today to remove the authority of the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) to review
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Norton Bill to Rehabilitate NPS Parks in D.C. Signed into Law

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
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Norton Introduces D.C. Zoning Commission Home Rule Act, Would Remove Federal Officials from Commission

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
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Norton Blasts Meadows and Gosar Amendment Attacking D.C. Statehood, Home Rule

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,
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Norton D.C. Equality Bill Passed in Committee, Places D.C. Seal in Library of Congress...

The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, on which she serves,
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Norton Gets $40 Million for DCTAG, Prevents New Anti-Home-Rule Riders in Final Spending Bill

The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that the expected final fiscal year (FY) 2019 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, filed last night, contains $40 million

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Top Tips For Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. While moving home can be a whirlwind, with a good understanding of the process and what documents you need to be completed by what stage of the moving process, you can rest assured that your move will go to plan. In order to make buying your first home easier for you, we've put together some of our top tips.