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Nov 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the 2017 Annual Adoption Day Celebration being held tomorrow, Saturday, November 17, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. – noon, at the Moultrie Courthouse (500 Indiana Ave. NW). The annual event celebrates the adoptions of children in the District of Columbia.
Nov 17, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) yesterday met with her Congressional Latino Council on the economic, legal and humanitarian issues facing District of Columbia DREAMers and the large number of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders in the District.
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has appointed Norton to serve on the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission, which was established by Norton’s bill (Public Law 115-77).
Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today at an Oversight and Government Reform Committee (OGR) hearing questioned Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General John Roth regarding the federal government’s slow response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following Hurricane Maria, which made landfall there eight weeks ago.
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that she has garnered 140 cosponsors for her bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, up from the last reported high.
Nov 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), joined by Representatives Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Gerry Connolly (

Nov 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a press conference to highlight the House Republican tax reform bill’s (H.R. 1) harmful impact on the District of Columbia today, Monday, November 13, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at the House Triangle (SE Corner of U.S. Capitol).
Nov 9, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Because District of Columbia veterans uniquely serve without a vote in Congress, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) took two actions to commemorate Veterans Day, which is on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
Nov 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released Norton’s letter to the House Administration Committee requesting to testify at an upcoming committee hearing on the House’s sexual harassment policies, including whether to require Members and staff to complete sexual harassment training.
Nov 8, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill that would help address the ongoing crisis of long-term unemployment by giving employers a $5,000 tax credit against their payroll tax liability for each new net person hired who has been unemployed for 27 weeks or longer.