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May 22, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will present Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) and District of Columbia Councilmember Anita Bonds with the “Eleanor Holmes Norton Award” at the 28th annual D.C. Black Pride Awards Reception tonight, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at The Park at 14th (920 14th St. NW).
May 22, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, will host a community meeting on reducing helicopter noise with District of Columbia residents and representatives of local and federal agencies that operate helicopters in D.C. on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., at the West End Library (1121 24th St. NW).
May 22, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will address Citizens of Georgetown’s 2018 annual meeting tonight, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., at Dumbarton House (2715 Q St. NW).
May 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will join Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) to meet with local District of Columbia residents and business leaders in Ward 8 as part of Scott’s National Opportunity Tour tomorrow, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., starting at 1920 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.
May 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation, in conjunction with the Edgewood Civic Association, this evening, Monday, May 21, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., at Inspired Teaching Public Charter School (200 Douglas St. NE).
May 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) filed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (H.R. 5515) to give the District of Columbia home-rule authority over the D.C. National Guard.
May 19, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will deliver the homily at a special celebration of the life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall tomorrow, Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church (555 Water St. SW).
May 18, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will deliver the commencement address to graduates of Georgetown Law School and receive an honorary degree on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., on Healy Lawn (37th St. and O St. NW).
May 18, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a special ceremony to commemorate the planting of a tree on Capitol Grounds in honor of the District of Columbia on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., at the northwest corner of the U.S. Capitol Grounds (First St. and Constitution Ave. NW).
May 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), today passed Norton’s bill (H.R. 2897) that clarifies that the District of Columbia and the National Park Service (NPS) have the authority to enter into cooperative management agreements to maintain and operate NPS properties in the District, such as Franklin Park.

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