Norton’s ranking is “noteworthy because she is a nonvoting member.” Also noteworthy is that the ranking only accounts for a Member’s own legislation, not for a Member’s ability to stop other legislation.
Despite All-Republican Congress, Norton Continues to Yield No Ground to Members Who Deny D.C. Residents Their RightsWatch as Norton fights back against attempts to deny D.C. residents their democratic rights.
Still Blushing as D.C. Residents Voted to Put Me on the Iconic Wall at Ben’s Chili Bowl
See Norton's journey from civil rights activist, to civil rights lawyer, to Member of Congress.
Congresswoman Norton appeared on the “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” with actor Joy Bryant, who is playing Norton as a young lawyer in the online series “Good Girls Revolt.” The series is inspired by the real-life story of women at Newsweek, who were represented by Norton in the late 1960s when she successfully sued the magazine in a landmark class-action suit.
Jan 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a letter she sent today to U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Karl Schultz raising concerns about the Coast Guard’s policies for responding to complaints of bullying, harassment, and retaliation.
Jan 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill today to help reduce the number of unemployed young Americans by expanding AmeriCorps to allow unemployed young people who have mostly completed college or high school to earn a stipend sufficient to support themselves, as well as an education award, while gaining valuable work experience.
Jan 10, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a letter today sent to National Park Service (NPS) Acting Director David Vela requesting an update on NPS’s plans to reimburse the District of Columbia more than $78,000 for removing trash from specified NPS locations during the 35-day government shutdown of 2018-2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has introduced a bill to clarify due process rights for federal employees serving in sensitive positions.
Jan 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a statement today following a briefing to the full House by Trump security officials on the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the Ensuring Child Health Coverage Compensation in Divorce Act today, which would require that health insurance providers reimburse divorced parents directly for any out-of-pocket medical expenses, regardless of the source of insurance.