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Nov 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today issued a statement on the Justice Department’s announcement that it would not charge the U.S. Park Police officers involved in the November 2017 killing of Bijan Ghaisar.
Nov 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today thanked 18 national organizations that wrote to leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations committees urging Congress to remove the rider that prohibits the District of Columbia from using local funds to commercialize recreational marijuana.
Nov 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act today, commemorating the efforts of the 18 million American women who kept the home front running during World War II.
Nov 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said she looks forward to Thursday’s meeting at 6:00 p.m. with the National Park Service (NPS) at the U.S. Park Police Anacostia operations facility, which will be the second in an ongoing series of regular meetings between District of Columbia residents and NPS.
Nov 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Al Green (D-TX) will lead a Special Order this evening around 7:15 pm on the House floor on the injustice of Austin Tice, a D.C. resident, being held for seven years in detention in Syria.
Nov 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today expressed her deep concern regarding President Trump’s meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the District of Columbia tomorrow, November 13th, and urged that federal security personnel, including U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division Police and State Department Diplomatic Security assist the District’s Metropolitan Police Department with public safety.
Nov 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), chair of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, will speak at the Micromobility Coalition’s e-scooter safety demonstration on Capitol Hill tomorrow, November 13th, at 3:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post #8 at 224 D Street SE.
Nov 8, 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.
Nov 8, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a rally sponsored by Veterans for D.C. Statehood this Monday, November 11th, at 2:00 p.m. on Veterans Day in Freedom Plaza.
Nov 7, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA), co-chairs of the Quiet Skies Caucus, released a letter today to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Stephen Dickson requesting answers on aircraft noise mitigation efforts.

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