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Nov 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak to District of Columbia seniors at the 18th Annual Safeway Feast of Sharing today, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, and speak at approximately 11:20 a.m., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mt. Vernon PL NW).
Nov 21, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the Republican Senate fiscal year 2018 District of Columbia appropriations bill does not contain any anti-home-rule riders, exempts D.C. from a shutdown in fiscal year 2019, and provides funds for many of Norton’s legislative priorities.
Nov 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), the first woman to chair the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), will discuss the topical issue of addressing sexual harassment on Capitol Hill and beyond on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” tomorrow, Sunday, November 19, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.
Nov 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the 2017 Annual Adoption Day Celebration being held tomorrow, Saturday, November 17, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. – noon, at the Moultrie Courthouse (500 Indiana Ave. NW). The annual event celebrates the adoptions of children in the District of Columbia.
Nov 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) yesterday met with her Congressional Latino Council on the economic, legal and humanitarian issues facing District of Columbia DREAMers and the large number of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders in the District.
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has appointed Norton to serve on the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission, which was established by Norton’s bill (Public Law 115-77).
Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today at an Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) hearing questioned Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General John Roth regarding the federal government’s slow response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricane Maria, which made landfall there eight weeks ago.
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that she has garnered 140 cosponsors for her bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, up from the last reported high.
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), joined by Representatives Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Don Beyer (D-VA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD), today sent a letter to the National Pa

Nov 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a press conference to highlight the House Republican tax reform bill’s (H.R. 1) harmful impact on the District of Columbia today, Monday, November 13, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at the House Triangle (SE Corner of U.S. Capitol).

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