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Jun 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released a letter today she sent to the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Robert Wilkie, requesting that the VA stop the closure of the Southeast Washington Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), which is set for September 30, 2019, after the location’s lease expires.
Jun 19, 2019 Press Release
Members Looking to Require Federal Police to Continue to Partner with Local and State Police Departments Using Body Cameras
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA) today introduced a bill to require uniformed federal police officers to wear body cameras and have dashboard cameras in police vehicles.
Jun 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the second annual “By The People” Arts Festival today, Tuesday, June 18th, at the Halcyon House in Georgetown at 11:00 a.m.
Jun 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), a member of the Appropriations Committee, today released a joint letter urging supplemental FY 2019 appropriations to the District of Columbia’s Emergency Planning and Security Fund (ESPF), warning that if the District “does not receive supplemental appropriations for the EPSF, it would be put in the untenable position of not providing support for certain federal events or having to divert its local funds from local public safety activities to support activities that are to be covered by the EPSF.”
Jun 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Chair of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, has filed an amendment to the fiscal year 2020 transportation appropriations bill that would prohibit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) from purchasing Chinese-made railcars.
Jun 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), the co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus and a senior member of the Aviation Subcommittee, has filed an amendment to the fiscal year 2020 transportation appropriations bill that would direct the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prioritize combating airplane and helicopter noise.
Jun 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has announced her 2019 Small Business Fair will take place this Wednesday, June 19th from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Jun 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will receive the Founders Award from the Women’s Forum of New York tomorrow at the 45th anniversary celebration of the group’s founding.
Jun 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) can be seen on this week’s airing of the national PBS series “To The Contrary,” locally here on Friday at 5:30 p.m. on WETA; Saturday at 6:30 p.m. on WHUT; and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. on WETA.
Jun 14, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In recognition of National Flag Day, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) released a picture with their respective flags, the 1st state and the 51st state, celebrating the record number of cosponsors in the Senate (32) and House (213) on their bill to make the District of Columbia the 51st state.