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Feb 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), as part of her effort to secure unequivocal equality for District of Columbia residents, who pay the highest federal taxes per capita, without a vote in Congress, released her letter to Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers requesting that a tree be planted on the Capitol grounds in recognition of the District.
Feb 21, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that Norton will continue her Senior Legislative Tour with a visit to Model Cities Senior Wellness Center (1901 Evarts St. NE) today, Wednesday, February 21, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Feb 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) welcomed residents to Capitol Hill today for a congressional briefing held by DC Vote in conjunction with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) on efforts to enact Norton’s bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state.
Feb 19, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released the following statement on the passing of Peggy Cooper Cafritz, co-founder of the Duke Ellington School of Arts in the District of Columbia.
Feb 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the opening of the official National Park Service (NPS) Frederick Douglass bicentennial celebration tomorrow, Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (1411 W St. SE).
Feb 16, 2018 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” today, Friday, February 16, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. (WETA), Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. (WHUT), and Sunday, February 18, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. (WETA).
Feb 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that, as part of her fight to protect the District of Columbia’s right to self-government, as well as LGBT and reproductive rights in D.C., she would introduce a bill to end the unique applicability of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) to the District.
Feb 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that she was grateful that President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget (for next year) provided $400 million for the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) headquarters at St. Elizabeths in Ward 8, demonstrating the administration’s understanding that “this project has gone too far to stop now.”
Feb 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement after the House of Representatives adjourned for a week today without holding a moment of silence for the victims of yesterday’s tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Feb 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today will speak at a congressional ceremony honoring the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., in Emancipation Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center (First St NE).

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