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Dec 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that her Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019 (H.R. 2726), which would codify Amtrak’s internal policy prohibiting smoking, including of electronic cigarettes, on trains will be considered on the House floor on Monday.
Dec 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her public weekend schedule today, which includes a holiday party celebration for children of incarcerated parents, the D.C. Statehood Champions Holiday Celebration, and the birthday celebration of Carter G. Woodson, hosted by the Association for the Study of African American Life and Heritage in partnership with the National Park Service and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
Dec 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her 2019 Year-End Newsletter today.
Dec 11, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the Newseum’s final program of the 2019 season this evening at 7:00 p.m.
Dec 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that her bill to amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (CZMA) to include the District of Columbia in the definition of a coastal state, which would make D.C. eligible for federal coastal zone management funding, passed the House today.
Dec 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will testify before the House Agriculture Committee tomorrow, December 11th, at 10:00 a.m. on her bill to make the District of Columbia eligible for urban forestry funding.
Dec 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, announced today that the fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) conference report would prohibit federal funds from being used by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) to purchase railcars and buses from state-owned corporations.
Dec 10, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak on the house floor today at 3:15 p.m. on her bill to amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (CZMA) to include the District of Columbia in the definition of a coastal state, which would make D.C. eligible for federal coastal zone management funding.
Dec 9, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced she has introduced a bill to establish a grant program from existing Department of Justice funds to create local Task Forces on 21st Century Policing.