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Mar 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the retirement ceremony for Major General Errol Schwartz, Former Commanding General of the District of Columbia National Guard, on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at the D.C. National Guard Armory Drill Floor (2001 East Capitol St. SE).
Mar 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today went after freshman Representative Tom Garrett (R-VA) for introducing a bill that would wipe out almost all of the District of Columbia’s local gun safety laws, despite a shallow record of introducing bills to benefit his own district.
Mar 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the District of Columbia Local Prosecutor Establishment Act of 2017 to create a local prosecutor’s office, designated under local law, to prosecute all local crimes in the District of Columbia.
Mar 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will commemorate Women’s History Month by moderating a panel discussion entitled, “Feminism: Alive and Well: A Conversation on What Women Want Today,” on Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Trinity Washington University (125 Michigan Ave. NE).
Mar 10, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) blasted passage of the so-called “Divest DC” resolution (H.Res. 38) by the Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) today, but noted that the close 21-19 vote included a Republican Member, Representative Steve Russell (R-OK), voting against the resolution along with all the Committee’s Democrats.
Mar 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced her bill, the District of Columbia Paperwork Reduction Act, to give D.C. legislative autonomy by eliminating the congressional review period for legislation passed by the D.C. Council. Norton’s bill continues a series of bills she plans to introduce as part of her “Free and Equal D.C.” series.
Mar 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the most recent data available (January 2017) on the number of District of Columbia residents hired to work at federal construction sites in the District and D.C. small businesses with subcontracts at the sites.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, yesterday met with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials about her growing concern with FAA’s slow progress to address airplane noise that is impacting several District of Columbia neighborhoods.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released an advance copy of her prepared opening statement ahead of a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) markup of a bill to reauthorize the District of Columbia private school voucher program tomorrow, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.
Mar 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation in conjunction with Advisory Neighborhood Commission 8A this evening, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., at the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development (1800 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE).

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