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May 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will announce the winners of the annual Congressional Art Competition at an awards ceremony for District of Columbia students, parents and teachers on Saturday, June 3, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars (Residential and Academic Facility at NoMa, 1005 3rd St. NE).
May 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host her annual Service Academy College Fair and Sendoff to present her eleven 2017 nominees to the U.S. Service Academies and Service Academy Preparatory Schools on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., in the Old Council Chamber at One Judiciary Square (441 4th St. NW).
May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today went to the House floor to defend the use of official time by federal employee volunteers to conduct ordinary labor management activities.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today spoke on the House floor to urge consideration of her bill (H.R. 2096) to require the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to collect and publish broad demographic characteristics, including race, gender, sexual orientation and gender identity, of missing children.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget is better for the District of Columbia than expected, providing $30 million from Norton’s major priority, the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG)—but down from the $40 million she secured in the fiscal year 2017 omnibus appropriations bill, the first spending bill enacted into law during the Trump administration.
May 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today attended a closed-door briefing by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein with the full of House of Representatives, which she said should have been held in public because Rosenstein refused to answer questions on issues that have troubled Members and the American public.
May 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today thanked District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and joined the Mayor and other city officials and leaders to break ground on South Capitol Street Apartments, a rare project that will bring hundreds of affordable housing units to Ward 8.
May 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released her letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging him to take immediate action to hold accountable Turkish officials who viciously attacked peaceful protestors gathered outside the Turkish Ambassador’s residence in the District of Columbia earlier this week.
May 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said she supports the discharge petition Democrats plan to file today to force a vote on H.R. 356, a bipartisan bill to establish an outside, independent commission to investigate Russia’s interference during the 2016 elections and possible ties between Russia and President Trump.
May 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today joined the National Cannabis Industry Association and her fellow members of the bipartisan Congressional Cannabis Caucus at a Capitol Hill press conference.