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D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton/Courtesy of Norton.house.gov

D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton/Courtesy of Norton.house.gov

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D.C. Budget Autonomy Gets Unprecedented Support

At the request of D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2014 budget includes a legislative provision that would give the District budget autonomy, or the permanent authority to spend its local funds without congressional approval and to set its own fiscal year.