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Norton Says New GAO Report Demonstrates D.C.’s Lack of Statehood Cost it Tens to Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in FY 22 Earmarks

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that the Government Accountability Office’s report on the enacted fiscal year (FY) 2022 earmarks demonstrates that the District of Columbia’s lack of statehood likely cost D.C. tens to hundreds of millions of dollars in FY 2022 earmarks. While Norton received a similar amount of FY 2022 earmark funding as other House members, D.C. had no senators to request earmarks in the Senate.

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Norton Condemns Clyde’s Call to Return D.C. to Full Colony

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today condemned Representative Andrew Clyde (R-GA) for, once again, calling for repeal of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act. Clyde made his statement today during debate in the Committee on Oversight and Reform on Norton’s bill that would allow D.C. to transmit legislation to Congress for the review period electronically.