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Sep 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) can be seen on this week’s airing of the PBS series “To The Contrary” today, Friday, September 21, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. (WETA); Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. (WHUT); and Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. (WETA).
Sep 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that she will introduce a bill to require all federal agencies to include in their annual budget requests to Congress the amount they spent in the most recent fiscal year on advertising contracts with newspapers and media companies owned by minorities and women, as well as projections of such spending for the upcoming fiscal year.
Sep 20, 2018 Press Release
Why are Republicans resisting the standard FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford against Judge Brett Kavanaugh (President George H.W. Bush ordered one during the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas controversy)?
Sep 19, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, released a detailed summary of findings from Norton’s community meeting on reducing helicopter noise in the District of Columbia.
Sep 10, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today called for the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Agriculture Committee to hold a joint hearing to examine the legality of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposal to dismantle existing USDA agencies by moving the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture from the nation’s capital by the end of 2019, as well as to move ERS into the Office of the Secretary, a political branch.
Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on the District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG), released today, shows the program has been successful in providing D.C. students access to higher education.
Sep 4, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Today, in a letter to Senate leaders, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) formally expressed its opposition to the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court. The CBC believes Judge Kavanaugh’s views on voter suppression, police brutality, and unreasonable searches and seizures would be a threat to African Americans’ years-long struggle for equality and justice.
Sep 4, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Aviation Subcommittee, today released Norton’s letter to Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority President and CEO John Potter regarding the absence of signage and direction at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to inform people where to pick up arriving passengers and to inform passengers where to meet arriving private vehicles during construction at the airport.
Aug 31, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior member of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which has jurisdiction over federal employees, today released the following statement after President Trump canceled a 2.1 percent pay raise for civilian federal employees scheduled to take effect January 2019.
Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that she will introduce a bill that clarifies the District of Columbia’s authority to enter into public-private partnerships (P3s).

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