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Mayor Bowser to Join Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to Urge Congress to Restore DC Delegate’s Vote

Monday, January 2, 2017

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Tuesday, Mayor Bowser will join Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs Ely S. Ross to urge the 115th Congress to restore the DC delegate’s vote in the Committee of the Whole. The Committee of the Whole vote would allow DC’s delegate to vote on amendments on the House floor. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has been able to vote in three Congresses: the 103rd, 110th, and 111th Congresses, but has not been permitted to vote since the start of the 112th Congress in 2011.                                                                              

WHEN:
Tuesday, January 3, at 11 am
 
WHO:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
Ely S. Ross, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs
 
WHERE:
Rayburn House Office Building (Room 2456)
Independence Avenue, SW between First Street, SW and South Capitol Street
 
Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]