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Dec 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released her letter to United States Postal Service (USPS) Postmaster General Megan Brennan asking her to address several concerns raised by constituents about difficulties receiving their mail consistently and experiencing poor customer service at the Friendship Heights, Cleveland Park and Tenleytown Post Offices in the District of Columbia.
Dec 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will perform in the Washington Ballet production of “The Nutcracker” tomorrow, Friday, December 15, at 7:00 p.m., at the Warner Theatre (513 13th Street NW).
Dec 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, this week introduced a bill to direct the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to find ways to the greatest extent possible to reroute trains that are carrying certain hazardous materials from selected high-threat urban areas, including the District of Columbia.
Dec 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The United Planning Organization (UPO) Inspire Foundation, in conjunction with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), will host their annual holiday party for underprivileged children in the District of Columbia today, Thursday, December 14, 2017, from, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the National Building Museum (401 F. St. NW).
Dec 12, 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 issue of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill and in workplaces across the nation on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” tomorrow, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 8:00 a.m.
Dec 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will commemorate the 44th anniversary of the enactment of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act this month, beginning with a floor speech tomorrow, Tuesday, December 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., and another speech planned for next week.
Dec 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will give opening remarks at a special Frederick Douglass Community Conference to help plan and raise awareness for the bicentennial celebration of Douglass’ birth tomorrow, Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 9:30 a.m., at DC Prep’s Anacostia Elementary Campus (1409 V St. SE).
Dec 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), ranking member of the House Highways and Transit Subcommittee, yesterday at a subcommittee roundtable, entitled “Emerging Technologies in the Trucking Industry,” urged congressional action to prepare for possible job losses to self-driving trucks.
Dec 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill yesterday to rename Rock Creek Park “Rock Creek National Park,” which would highlight the significance of the park for the nation, including visitors to the nation’s capital, in addition to District of Columbia residents.
Dec 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today blasted Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC), the chair of the House subcommittee with jurisdiction over the District of Columbia and the leader of the far-right Freedom Caucus, for reintroducing a bill that would radically alter D.C.’s local education system by forcing D.C. to steer its local funds away from D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) and public charter schools to vouchers for any student who chooses to attend private schools.