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Jul 9, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said that she has requested a meeting with the Acting Director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, Steven Monfort, to discuss the Smithsonian Institution’s proposal to install new security check points and reduce the number of entrances from 13 to three.
Jul 3, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the Paul Laurence Dunbar Commemorative Coin Act to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to mint 50,000 five-dollar coins, 400,000 one-dollar coins and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition of Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the most influential African-American poets in American literature.
Jul 3, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that her annual Job Fair—free and open only to District of Columbia residents—will be held Wednesday, August 1, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon PL NW).
Jul 2, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will participate in the annual Palisades Fourth of July Parade on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Jun 29, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said she supports a bill introduced this week by the Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, Jenniffer González Colón, to grant Puerto Rico statehood, and will be added as a cosponsor.
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the graduation ceremony for the Goodwill Excel Center tomorrow, Friday, June 29, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., at 1776 G St. NW. The Excel Center is an adult charter high school.
Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today congratulated the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) as it marked the start of the final segment to complete the Anacostia River Tunnel System.
Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—As part of her continuing work to maximize home rule for the District of Columbia, pending statehood, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that she will introduce a bill to give the District the authority to appoint all members of the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment (Board), except when the Board is performing functions regarding an application by a foreign mission with respect to a chancery.
Jun 25, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—As she continues to press Congress for statehood for the District of Columbia, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is simultaneously moving on a second track to maximize the authority of the District to govern its local affairs. Today, she announced that she will introduce a bill that would give the District the authority to appoint all members of the D.C. Zoning Commission (Commission).
Jun 24, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the launch of a new children’s book, What Is Light?, by WUSA9’s Great Day Washington host Markette Sheppard today, Sunday, June 24, at 5:00 p.m., at Busboys and Poets – Brookland (625 Monroe St. NE).