Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee To Hold Hearing On Norton-Murkowski Bill To Allow D.C. To Work With NPS To Make Improvements To Franklin Park, Next Week

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to Hold Hearing on Norton-Murkowski Bill to Allow D.C. to Work with NPS to Make Improvements to Franklin Park, Next Week

Feb 8, 2018

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), will hold a hearing on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 3:00 p.m., in 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building on a Norton-Murkowski bill (H.R. 2897/S. 1956) that clarifies that the District of Columbia and the National Park Service have the authority to enter into cooperative management agreements to maintain and operate NPS properties in the city, such as Franklin Park.  Norton’s bill passed the House by voice vote last month.  Under current federal law, NPS has …

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