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Apr 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—As Congress prepares to come back from its spring recess tomorrow, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR), noted that OGR Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) announced during the recess that he would give up his seat, possibly before the end of this Congress. Norton issued the following statement.
Apr 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released her letter to Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) requesting a hearing on the violent removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight this past Sunday.
Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its Subcommittee on Aviation, released the following statement calling for a hearing on the violent removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight.
Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Quiet Skies Caucus, led by co-chairs Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-NY) and vice chairs Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Congressman Stephen Lynch (D-MA), wrote to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development requesting they include in the Su

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), who enforced the 1963 Equal Pay Act (EPA) as a former chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, today introduced the Fair Pay Act of 2017 (FPA), to help eliminate the gender wage gap by requiring men and women doing comparable work to be paid comparable wages.
Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said she would vigorously defend from congressional interference a bill passed by the District of Columbia Council today that requires health plans to provide coverage for preventive health services for women, including contraceptives.
Apr 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the passing of her good friend and former Ward 6 Councilmember Sharon Ambrose.
Apr 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Judicial Nomination Working Group, will co-host a CBC special order on the House floor with CBC members to oppose the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court tonight, Monday, April 3, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m.
Mar 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today at a House Government Operations Subcommittee hearing on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) SafeTrack maintenance program and WMATA’s financial situation called out the federal government as a “free rider,” because it is the only regional actor that relies on Metro that does not contribute to WMATA’s operationing budget.
Mar 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the passing of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Roger Wilkins.

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