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Nov 5, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the following statement on the passing of Dr. Janette Hoston Harris.
Nov 5, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today delivered remarks at a press conference announcing a lawsuit filed by DC Appleseed and 11 District of Columbia residents against the United States seeking voting rights in the House and Senate.
Nov 4, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at a press conference as 11 District of Columbia residents file a lawsuit against the United States seeking voting rights in the House and Senate on Monday, November 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., outside the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (333 Constitution Ave. NW).
Nov 3, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) can be seen on this week’s airing of the PBS series “To The Contrary” today, Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. (WHUT) and Sunday, October 14, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. (WETA).
Nov 2, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today thanked outgoing Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers for his service and for forging a productive relationship with her and her office.
Nov 1, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) announced that, in response to their request, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of Inspector General will conduct a review of the USDA’s proposal to move the Economic Research Service (ERS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, currently located in the nation’s capital, by the end of 2019, and to reorganize ERS under the Office of the Secretary, a political office.
Nov 1, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will give the keynote address at the DC Center for the LGBT Community’s annual reception tonight, Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., at the Gala Hispanic Theatre (3333 14th St. NW). She will speak about making progress in spite of problems facing the LGBTQ community resulting from actions by the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress.
Oct 31, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said she will request that congressional appropriators provide new funding for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) in the pending fiscal year 2019 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill to address serious understaffing at federal prisons in the wake of killings and violence at BOP’s Hazelton facility in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, where more than 500 District of Columbia Code felons are housed.
Oct 30, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said reports that James “Whitey” Bulger was killed at the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) Hazelton facility in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, points up the urgency of her request for a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General (IG) investigation into alleged appalling conditions inmates are facing there.
Oct 29, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will join faith leaders and residents at an interfaith service and solidarity gathering to mourn the 11 lives lost in this weekend’s shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Congregation tonight, Monday, October 29, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at Adas Israel Congregation (2850 Quebec St. NW).