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May 24, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that she has introduced a resolution honoring District of Columbia servicemembers in recognition of Memorial Day.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that she had secured $150 million for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) for capital projects in the House’s fiscal year 2020 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations bill, which was approved in subcommittee today.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a community conversation on gun violence in D.C. tonight in partnership with her Commission on Black Men and Boys.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR) introduced H.R. 2889 yesterday, The Assaults on Water and Aviation Reporting Enforcement (AWARE) Act, a bill that would require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to collect statistics on sexual assaults that occur on modes of transportation under federal jurisdiction, including airplanes and ships.
May 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the endorsement of 18 national advocacy groups and unprecedented momentum for statehood for the District of Columbia, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will hold special order time on the House floor around 12:45 p.m. today to urge her colleagues to support her D.C. statehood bill.
May 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following Senate confirmation today of Carl J. Nichols to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement:
May 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Peter King (R-NY) today announced they have introduced the Department of the Treasury Officer Protection Act of 2019, which would allow Treasury Department police officers, including those who work at the U.S. Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), to carry their service weapons home with them after they are no longer on duty.
May 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will join advocacy groups tomorrow to discuss her District of Columbia statehood bill, H.R. 51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, along with Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR).
May 18, 2019 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” on Saturday, May 18th at 6:30 p.m. on WHUT and Sunday, May 19th at 9:30 a.m. on WETA.
May 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a cosponsor of the Equality Act, praised its passage in the House today, affording nationwide protection against discrimination for LGBTQ people in employment, housing, credit, education, public service and spaces, federally funded programs and jury service.

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