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Jul 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement after Gallup today released its first national poll on statehood for the District of Columbia.
Jul 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that the House Oversight and Reform Committee’s hearing on Norton’s District of Columbia statehood bill (H.R. 51), scheduled for July 24, has been postponed until the fall, likely in September, due to yesterday’s announcement that former special counsel Robert Mueller will now be testifying on his investigation before two House committees on July 24.
Jul 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) can be seen on this week’s airing of the national PBS series “To The Contrary,” locally here on Friday at 5:30 p.m. on WETA; Saturday at 6:30 p.m. on WHUT; and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on WETA.
Jul 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the Battle of Fort Stevens 155th anniversary celebration this Saturday, July 13th, at 10:00 a.m. This week, Norton introduced a bill to recognize and preserve the Civil War Defenses of Washington located in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland.
Jul 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the District of Columbia’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement commencement ceremony for the Pathways Program this Friday, July 12th, at 10:00 a.m.
Jul 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As she prepares to speak at an event marking the Battle of Fort Stevens 155th anniversary this Saturday, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to recognize and preserve the Civil War Defenses of Washington located in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland.
Jul 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will join activists, community leaders and elected officials at Netroots Nation 2019 in Philadelphia to deliver an Opening Keynote tonight discussing the growing national momentum for D.C. statehood.
Jul 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) today introduced the RECOVER Act (Reducing the Effects of the Cyberattack on OPM Victims Emergency Response Act) to provide free lifetime identity protection coverage to current, former and prospective federal employees and contractors whose personal information was compromised by Office of Personnel Management (OPM) data breaches in 2015.
Jul 11, 2019 Press Release
​WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a letter today sent to House and Senate appropriators after District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that D.C.’s Emergency Planning and Security Fund (EPSF) will be exhausted before the end of the fiscal year.
Jul 9, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her 2019 Summer Newsletter today ahead of her trip to Philadelphia with DC Vote to Netroots Nation to speak on D.C. statehood.

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