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Mar 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), the first woman to chair the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), today announced that Norton’s Pay Equity for All Act, which prohibits employers from asking job applicants about their salary history, will be considered on the House floor next week as part of H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Mar 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), chair of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, applauded the certification of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (WMSC) this week by the Federal Transit Administration.
Mar 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will hold a press conference tomorrow to highlight services available to District of Columbia residents for tax season, including ways to save money through free tax preparation.
Mar 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Senator Tom Carper’s (D-DE) District of Columbia statehood bill (S. 631) has broken the record for cosponsors in the Senate.
Mar 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that President Donald Trump’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 District of Columbia budget, released today, is largely recycled from his FY 19 D.C. budget, and that she will again defeat its most harmful provisions.
Mar 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton will preside at a discussion with prominent D.C. women in celebration of Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19th.
Mar 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill today to remove the authority of the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) to review or approve the development of District of Columbia government-owned land.
Mar 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys, held a hearing with 11 organizations on March 11th focused on mentoring black men and boys from nine separate congressional districts.
Mar 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of a congressional oversight hearing on the 2020 census tomorrow, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to prohibit the Census Bureau from including questions on citizenship, nationality, or immigration status on the decennial census.
Mar 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) chaired a House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit hearing for the first time in the 116th Congress today.

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