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Dec 6, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), who strongly supported House passage of the Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4), said the bill’s passage today reinforces her own District of Columbia statehood bill (H.R. 51), which gives D.C. residents equal voting rights in Congress.
Dec 5, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting answers on implementation of the First Step Act, saying it is vitally important that the Act’s benefits be applied to D.C. Code felons, as Congress intended, to ensure equality for these inmates.
Dec 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), chair of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, said the subcommittee will hold a joint hearing on Thursday with the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials on the economic, environmental, and social impacts of freight transportation across the United States.
Dec 4, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced today that her bill to amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 (CZMA) to include the District of Columbia in the definition of a coastal state, which would make D.C. eligible for federal coastal zone management funding, is expected to be on the House floor next week.
Dec 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will testify before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands tomorrow, December 4th, at 10:00 a.m. on her Women Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act (H.R. 5068), which would authorize the establishment of a memorial on federal land in the District of Columbia commemorating the millions of American women who helped the World War II effort.
Dec 3, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the District of Columbia Returning Citizens Coordination Act of 2019, which would allow the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) and the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA) to share information with the District of Columbia government to help ensure the District has services ready for returning citizens.
Nov 25, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation at the Deanwood Recreation Center today, November 25th, at 6:30 p.m.
Nov 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released her public events schedule for Thanksgiving week.
Nov 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) this week had a long-anticipated meeting with recently-named Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, PhD, concerning D.C. inmates, who are housed in BOP prisons throughout the United States.
Nov 22, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today thanked the Senate for confirming four officials to posts in the District of Columbia judicial system.

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