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Apr 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum’s 50th anniversary exhibition tonight, Friday, April 20, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at 1901 Fort Pl. SE.
Apr 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that she will both introduce a bill and file an amendment to the House fiscal year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill to permit the use of medical marijuana in states where it is legal in federally-assisted housing, including public housing and the Section 8 housing program.
Apr 19, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the District of Columbia Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee’s (CJCC) 2018 spring meeting tonight, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center (2730 MLK, Jr. Ave. SE).
Apr 18, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), a senior Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its Subcommittee on Aviation, today called on the committee or subcommittee to hold a hearing on aviation safety in the United States following two recent major developments implicating airline safety—a “60 Minutes” investigation into low-cost carrier Allegiant Airlines that found numerous safety lapses and incidents, and yesterday’s accident on a Southwest Airlines flight during which an engine blew apart, killing one passenger and forcing an emergency landing.
Apr 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) tonight will speak at two events in support of two organized labor unions that will be vital to the construction of the District of Columbia’s new Frederick Douglass Bridge Memorial Bridge and the Arlington Memorial Bridge.
Apr 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today blasted Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) for launching another attack on the District of Columbia’s medical aid-in-dying law, the Death with Dignity Act (DWDA).
Apr 17, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that she will use President Trump’s recent support for respecting state policies regulating marijuana to give a boost to her efforts to remove the congressional rider that bars the District of Columbia from spending its local funds on commercializing recreational marijuana.
Apr 16, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today on District of Columbia Emancipation Day announced the addition of three new cosponsors—Representatives Salud Carbajal (D-CA), Susan Davis (D-CA) and Tom Suozzi (D-NY)—to her D.C. statehood bill (H.R. 1291) and thanked D.C. residents and activists who came to Capitol Hill to meet with members of the House and Senate.
Apr 14, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak ahead of a performance by the National Symphony Orchestra tonight, Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (2700 F. St. NW).
Apr 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a reception to welcome the new students from the University of the District of Columbia’s (UDC) David A. Clark School of Law today, Friday, April 13, 2018, in the Rayburn Foyer, at 6:00 p.m.