Norton To Host Special Order Time On House Floor To Commemorate The 44th Anniversary Of The Home Rule Act, Tonight


Norton to Host Special Order Time on House Floor to Commemorate the 44th Anniversary of the Home Rule Act, Tonight

Dec 21, 2017

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will commemorate the 44th anniversary of the enactment of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act on Christmas Eve by hosting a special order hour on the House floor tonight, Thursday, December 21, 2017.  Norton will review the implications of the District’s fight for a local government leading up to the passage of the Home Rule Act and leading to D.C.’s 21st century struggle for statehood.  She will compare the congressional bipartisanship that resulted in the Home Rule Act, which was signed into law by Republican President Richard …

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