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Apr 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released Norton’s remarks at the Georgetown University Law Center groundbreaking of a proposed installation honoring Norton’s career in public service, civil rights advocacy, and pioneering work representing women in the workplace.
Apr 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced Norton will read Grumpy Pants by Claire Messer tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. to children at the Northeast Library on World Book Day, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
Apr 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that Georgetown University Law Center will honor Norton tomorrow by breaking ground on a proposed installation near the iconic clock tower in her name.
Apr 20, 2019 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” on Saturday, April 20th at 6:30 p.m. on WHUT and Sunday, April 21st at 9:30 a.m. on WETA.
Apr 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that today she introduced the Marijuana in Federally Assisted Housing Parity Act of 2019, which would permit the use of marijuana in federally assisted housing, including public housing and Section 8 housing, in compliance with the marijuana laws of the state where the property is located.
Apr 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the Mueller Report and the impeachment process:
Apr 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) applauded 20 Attorneys General who declared their support for statehood for the District of Columbia ahead of D.C.’s Emancipation Day, celebrating when the nation’s slaves were first freed nine months before the Emancipation Proclamation.
Apr 15, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day tomorrow and speak on a panel at the African American Civil War Museum.
Apr 15, 2019 Press Release
Norton, Ranked Most Effective House Democrat Last Congress, Has Already Passed Three Bills in Three Months
WASHINGTON, D.C. – To measure progress during the first 100 days of the new House Democratic majority, the office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today spelled out her achievements, including getting three bills passed in the House.
Apr 12, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will march in the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and the D.C. Emancipation Day Parade tomorrow.