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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released a letter she wrote to District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment Director Tommy Wells, referring to his office, D.C. United, and Pepco several health and environmental concerns raised by D.C. residents in ANC 6D06 related to the planned Buzzard Point D.C. United soccer stadium construction, the nearby Pepco substation, and a concrete facility in Southwest. Norton said that she was referring the concerns raised to the appropriate D
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), ranking member of the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee and one of the “Big Four” transportation leaders that got the House to pass a six-year surface transportation bill, today spoke out about urgent priorities for the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee at the first Conference Committee meeting to reconcile the Senate and House transportation reauthorization bills.
Congresswoman Katherine Clark introduced the Higher Education Access and Success and Foster Youth Act, legislation to empower homeless and foster students to obtain higher levels of education and to lift traditional barriers to entry. Education advocates report that current higher education policies regarding students’ independence, financial aid eligibility, and recruitment programs create barriers for homeless and foster youth trying to navigate a complex higher education system.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has redoubled her efforts to ensure that the District of Columbia’s right to self-government is preserved as final negotiations begin on a fiscal year 2016 omnibus spending bill, with Republican House and Senate leaders insisting that controversial riders be included in the bill.
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge Announces More Than $6 Million in Neighborhood Initiative Program Funds...
Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) is pleased to announce the Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation has received $6,075,000 in the fourth round of funding of the Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP). Administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA), NIP reallocates money from federal Hardest Hit Funds (HHF) to stabilize property values through the demolition of blighted homes.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced new statistics showing District of Columbia residents employed and D.C. small businesses contracted at federal construction projects in the city that were achieved through Norton’s legislative work. The new numbers reflect resumption in construction at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) headquarters at St. Elizabeths as well as other new projects that are underway.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” community conversation hosted by the Brightwood Park Civic Association tonight, Monday, November 2, 2015 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Emery Recreation Center (5701 Georgia Ave. NW). Norton will engage Brightwood-area and other District of Columbia residents about how D.C. has floated above the rancorous House Republican majority to get federal help for bus and rail safety and jobs, to preserve DCTAG funding for D.C.’s college-bound students, and other priorities.
Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) has cosponsored H.R. 2657, the POWER Act. Currently, the Internal Revenue Code provides tax credits to consumers who purchase renewable energy producing items. This legislation would expand that provision in the tax code to include combined heat and power systems and waste heat to power systems.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, said today she believes that the residents of the District of Columbia and the region will be relieved that the Protect Riders of Metrorail Public Transportation (PROMPT) Act of 2015 is assured of passage.
CONGRESSWOMAN JACKSON LEE ANNOUNCES $12,110,241 MILLION FEMA GRANT TO HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT...
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, announces a grant of over $12 million in federal funds to improve an existing storm water detention basin and provide for the construction of a new storm water detention basin. The project when completed will lower flood water surface elevations and reduce structure flooding. This action also includes stream improvement and activities to accommodate flow into and out of the proposed storm water detention basins
Congresswoman Matsui Announces U.S. Department of Agriculture Grants to Support Local Foods Infrastructure
Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) announced that the Sacramento region has received nearly $400,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support local and regional food programs
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a ribbon cutting ceremony today, Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant (5000 Overlook Avenue SW), at which the DC Water and Sewage Authority (DC Water) will dedicate its latest green project, the DC Water Digester Project, which is the first thermal hydrolysis facility in North America and the largest in the world
Congresswoman Clarke Notifies Property Owners of Extended Deadline for Flood Insurance Claims Related to...
Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the extension of the deadline – to October 15, 2015 – for National Flood Insurance Program policyholders to request a review by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of their Hurricane Sandy flood insurance claims. FEMA has the authority to review decisions by insurance companies on flood insurance claims
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) issued the following prepared statement for today’s rally with immigration rights groups at the John A. Wilson Building reaffirming the city’s home-rule right to be a sanctuary city and detailing the efforts she is taking to ensure that neither the national anti-immigrant bill, which was passed by the House, or the separate anti-home-rule bill that targets D.C. immigrants becomes law
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host her annual 2015 Senior Legislative Day on Monday, July 20, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the first federal agency to be built east of the Anacostia River, the newly-constructed U.S. Coast Guard’s St. Elizabeth West Campus (2699 Firth Sterling Ave. SE), which was built as a result of Norton’s efforts.<