Sep 16, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) vowed to defeat the Freedom From Union Violence Act of 2021, introduced by Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA), which would, among other things, make it a federal crime to engage in violence during a labor dispute solely within the District of Columbia, but not solely within the states.  This year, Perry has filed the bill twice at the Rules Committee as amendments, and has also filed four anti-home-rule amendments at the Rules Committee to the fiscal year 2022 D.C. Appropriations bill, all of which were defeated.
Sep 14, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will hold a virtual discussion on Thursday, September 16, 2021, on issues affecting the Latinx community in the District of Columbia, including child care, immigration, rental assistance, food insecurity, the eviction crisis, and COVID-19 safety protocols in schools.
Sep 14, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a resolution marking Saturday, September 18, 2021, as National Dance Day. In 2010, Norton partnered with “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator Nigel Lythgoe to launch the first National Dance Day with inaugural celebrations on the National Mall and in Los Angeles.
Sep 13, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) received a response to her most recent letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) about delayed and undelivered mail in the District of Columbia. In her September 1, 2021, letter, Norton noted that all eight wards continue to contact her office about late and undelivered mail. USPS described several actions it is taking. Norton said she will continue monitoring USPS in D.C. for the effects of the promised improvements.
Sep 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today called on District of Columbia residents to remember the children, teachers, and others lost in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the attacks.
Sep 10, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) issued a statement today denying responsibility for letting loose the six zebras that have been on the run in the D.C. suburbs. The charges were made known when a member of the public noted that, historically, Norton has valued the principle of consent of the governed, most notably in the fight for statehood for the District. More recently, Norton has also been known to oppose unnecessary fences.