Norton Continues Her Fight For Equal Treatment For D.C. With Request For Tree On Capitol Grounds In Recognition Of D.C. Residents

Norton Continues Her Fight for Equal Treatment for D.C. with Request for Tree on Capitol Grounds in Recognition of D.C. Residents

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), as part of her effort to secure unequivocal equality for District of Columbia residents, who pay the highest federal taxes per capita, without a vote in Congress, released her letter to Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers requesting that a tree be planted on the Capitol grounds in recognition of the District.  Norton said that more than 30 states have had trees planted on Capitol grounds, and that “it would be particularly appropriate for a tree to be planted to honor the city where 700,000 residents live in view of the nation’s …

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