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Oct 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a roundtable discussion on near- and long-term risks of flooding in the District of Columbia on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in 2253 Rayburn House Office Building.
Oct 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the Senate last night passed her Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act (H.R. 2989).
Oct 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—During the week of the 16-year anniversary of the 2001 anthrax attacks, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced she will introduce a resolution honoring the late Joseph Curseen, Jr. and Thomas Morris, Jr., the United States Postal Service (USPS) employees who died from anthrax inhalation while working at the USPS processing facility located at 900 Brentwood Road NE, which is now named for them.
Oct 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a ceremony to mark the groundbreaking of the redevelopment of Whitman-Walker Health’s Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center today, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at 1701 14th St. NW.
Oct 12, 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 hearing on building a 21st century infrastructure asked key stakeholders about increasing incentives for state and local governments, such as the District of Columbia, that move ahead on infrastructure projects without always waiting for full federal transportation and infrastructure funding.
Oct 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that the House today passed by voice vote her Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act.
Oct 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said one of her major economic development initiatives will culminate with the grand opening of Phase I of The Wharf tomorrow, Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at 690 Water Street SW.
Oct 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the Major General David F. Wherley, Jr., District of Columbia National Guard Retention and College Access Act to permanently authorize funding for a program that provides grants for higher education to members of the D.C. National Guard.
Oct 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Andy Harris (R-MD) today announced that their Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act is scheduled to be brought to the House floor on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, under suspension of the rules.
Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), who generally appears every other week on the PBS series “To The Contrary,” can be seen on this week’s show on Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. (WHUT), and on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. (WETA).