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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 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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Norton Introduces Bill to Give D.C. Mayor Local Authority Over D.C. National Guard, Same...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced her bill to give the District of Columbia home-rule authority over the D.C. National Guard. Norton’s bill continues her “Free and Equal D.C.” series, a set of bills she will introduce
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Norton Elected as Chair of the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) was elected by her fellow Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (T&I) to serve as chair of its Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
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Norton Announces Senate Lands Package Includes Her Bill to Allow D.C. to Work with...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that a federal lands package introduced by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) contains Norton’s bill that clarifies that the District of Columbia and the National Park Service (NPS)
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Norton Thanks Chairman McGovern, Rules Committee Democrats for Rejecting Republican Anti-Home-Rule Amendments to D.C....

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that the House Rules Committee last evening at a markup defeated three anti-home-rule amendments that Norton had to fight hard to defeat before Democrats took the House majority. Norton thanked Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Committee Democrats for rejecting the amendments
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Norton Files Amendment to Republican Tax Bill to Make D.C. Eligible for Another Program...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today filed an amendment to a large tax package that would provide federal tax incentives for investment in low-income District of Columbia neighborhoods.  Norton’s amendment would make the District of Columbia eligible for the Empowerment Zone program. 
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Norton Welcomes New Members of Congress to D.C., Encourages Them to Support D.C. Statehood...

The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released Norton’s biennial letter to new Members of the House and Senate encouraging them to live in the District of Columbia, asking them to respect D.C. home rule while legislating and inviting them to cosponsor her D.C. statehood bill. 
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Norton to Speak at Two Events Commemorating Veterans Day, This Weekend

This weekend, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at two Veterans Day events to honor District of Columbia veterans.  Norton also introduced a resolution recognizing D.C.’s 30,000 veterans and their families, condemning the denial of voting rights in Congress and full home rule for D.C. veterans and their families, and calling for statehood for the District to make D.C. veterans and other residents whole
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Norton to Push for Votes on D.C. Statehood and Bills to Expand D.C. Home...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that, with Democratic control of the House of Representatives for the first time in eight years, she will engage in a number of strategies to make District of Columbia residents equal to other Americans. Norton said she will push for a vote on the House floor on her bill to make the District a state.
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Norton Gets Her Provisions to Combat Airplane Noise and Other Priorities in FAA Reauthorization...

With aircraft noise rising here in the District of Columbia and around the country, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus and a senior Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Aviation Subcommittee, today announced she has gotten several of her provisions to help address airplane noise and other priorities included in the final House-Senate negotiated Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill.
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Norton Requests Joint Hearing to Examine Proposal to Relocate Two USDA Agencies Out of...

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today called for the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Agriculture Committee to hold a joint hearing to examine the legality of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposal to dismantle existing USDA agencies by moving the Economic Research

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CHA Board approves development teams for LeClaire Courts, Wicker Park Apartments

The CHA Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved the selection of development teams for the redevelopment of LeClaire Courts and CHA’s Wicker Park Apartments and Annex.