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Jun 23, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said today she looks forward to hosting a “Congress in Your Corner” Fireside Chat with the LGBTQ community at Red Bear Brewery this Monday, June 24th at 7:00 p.m.
Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the William Simons Scholarships Renaming Ceremony hosted by the Washington Teachers’ Union this Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at the African American Civil War Museum.
Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will kick off the celebration of the 27th annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle this Saturday, June 22, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at 3rd Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
Jun 21, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on D.C. Council Member Jack Evans.
Jun 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak tomorrow at the ribbon cutting for the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) headquarters opening at St. Elizabeths in Ward 8.
Jun 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill to prohibit the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) from using its fiscal year 2020 funds to charge subsistence fees for offenders in halfway houses and on home confinement passed the House of Representatives last night. D.C. Code felons are housed by the BOP.
Jun 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill yesterday to remove the authority of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (CFA), a federal agency, to review development of District of Columbia-owned parks and buildings, as well as development of certain private property in D.C.
Jun 20, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys, will host a hearing today on fatherhood in the U.S. Capitol Building.
Jun 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement in recognition of Juneteenth today, commemorating the fuller emancipation of African American slaves two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation.
Jun 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives today.