Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Representing the District of Columbia

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Jan 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a letter she sent today to U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Karl Schultz raising concerns about the Coast Guard’s policies for responding to complaints of bullying, harassment, and retaliation.
Jan 15, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill today to help reduce the number of unemployed young Americans by expanding AmeriCorps to allow unemployed young people who have mostly completed college or high school to earn a stipend sufficient to support themselves, as well as an education award, while gaining valuable work experience.
Jan 10, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a letter today sent to National Park Service (NPS) Acting Director David Vela requesting an update on NPS’s plans to reimburse the District of Columbia more than $78,000 for removing trash from specified NPS locations during the 35-day government shutdown of 2018-2019.
Jan 9, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has introduced a bill to clarify due process rights for federal employees serving in sensitive positions.
Jan 8, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a statement today following a briefing to the full House by Trump security officials on the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.
Jan 7, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the Ensuring Child Health Coverage Compensation in Divorce Act today, which would require that health insurance providers reimburse divorced parents directly for any out-of-pocket medical expenses, regardless of the source of insurance.
Jan 3, 2020 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.
Jan 3, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement today on the assassination of Iranian General Qassim Suleimani.
Dec 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her remarks on the House floor today on the Restoring Tax Fairness for State and Localities Act, which passed the House.
Dec 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) claimed victory today, announcing that the final fiscal year 2020 Appropriations bills require federal agencies to report the amount spent on advertising contracts with small disadvantaged businesses and businesses owned by women and minorities to Congress.

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