WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 District of Columbia budget proposal, released yesterday, violates the District’s right to self-government, but that it has no chance of passing without significant changes. Norton said she expects to defeat prohibitions in the budget on D.C. spending its local funds to … [Read more...] about Norton Says President’s D.C. Budget Proposal Has No Chance in the House
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, announced today that the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report would prohibit federal funds from being used by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) to purchase railcars and buses from state-owned … [Read more...] about In Win for D.C. Cybersecurity, Norton Announces NDAA Would Block Metro from Buying Chinese Railcars
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a House resolution today condemning restrictive state voting laws across the country that unconstitutionally deny voting rights to people of color, the elderly, and low-income residents. Particularly, Norton criticized the Supreme Court's 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which struck down … [Read more...] about Norton Introduces Resolution Condemning Voter Suppression Laws, Lack of Voting Rights for D.C.