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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 Introduces Bill to Designate D.C. Neighborhoods in Need of Investment as Empowerment Zones

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has introduced a bill that would add the District of Columbia to the national empowerment zone program to provide federal tax incentives
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Norton to Speak at Brookfield Properties Groundbreaking at The Yards

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a Brookfield Properties groundbreaking for a 300,000 square-foot headquarters for Chemonics International at The Yards in Southeast D.C. tomorrow, February 27th, at 11:00 a.m.
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Norton Introduces Bill to Allow the National Children’s Museum to Remain in the Ronald...

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the National Children’s Museum Act today, which would require the General Services Administration (GSA) to enter into a cooperative agreement
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Norton Announces Highways and Transit Subcommittee Hearing on Transportation and Infrastructure Needs on Tribal,...

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Chair of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled
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Norton Secures Funding for DCTAG, Other Funding Priorities, But Republican Senate Keeps Bill from...

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The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that Norton has achieved her funding priorities in the final fiscal year 2020 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, released today. T
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Norton to Hold Affordable Housing Community Forum, Tuesday

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a D.C Affordable Housing Community Forum on Tuesday, November 19th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Nineteenth Street Baptist Church. 
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Before Veterans Day Weekend, Norton to Introduce Veterans Legal Support Act

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today she will introduce the Veterans Legal Support Act of 2019, which would allow the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Norton to Speak at Navy Yard Apartments Opening

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Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a ribbon cutting for the Guild apartment building in Navy Yard tomorrow, September 26th, at 11:15 a.m.  The Guild apartment complex is the most recent building completed in the revitalized Navy Yard neighborhood, which is a key mixed-use development project in the Capital Riverfront neighborhood

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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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.