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Sep 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will offer remarks tomorrow and welcome the former Treasurer of the United States, Rosa “Rosie” Gumataotao Rios, to Roosevelt STAY High School this Tuesday, September 17th, at 10:30 a.m. as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Sep 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of Thursday’s historic hearing on statehood for the District of Columbia, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a video today outlining the case for D.C. statehood.
Sep 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) spoke on Friday to Dunbar High School seniors at a part of its Back-to-School celebration. Norton is a Dunbar alumna and the 2019-2020 school year marks the 65th anniversary of her graduation.
Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today she will introduce the Paul Laurence Dunbar Commemorative Coin Act, which directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint 50,000 five-dollar coins, 400,000 one-dollar coins and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition of Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the most influential African-American poets in American literature.
Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today blasted Congressman Francis Rooney (R-FL) for introducing a bill attacking the District of Columbia's local labor laws.
Sep 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation with Advisory Neighborhood Commission 6A at Miner Elementary School this Thursday, September 12th at 7:00 p.m.
Sep 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on the 18th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the United States Commission on an Open Society with Security Act, which would establish a commission of experts from a broad spectrum of disciplines to investigate how to maintain our democratic traditions of openness and access while responding adequately to the security threats posed by terrorism.
Sep 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation with Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C at the Petworth Library this Wednesday, September 11th at 6:30 p.m.
Sep 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), chair of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee, will speak at the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials tomorrow, Wednesday, September 11th, at 9:15 a.m. as part of the group’s annual legislative conference.
Sep 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), chair of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee, announced today that the subcommittee will host a hearing, titled “Pricing and Technology Strategies to Address Congestion on and Financing of America’s Roads,” tomorrow, September 11th, at 10:00 a.m. in Rayburn 2167.

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