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Oct 2, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—To mark the first day of the United States Supreme Court’s new term, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a resolution calling on Supreme Court Justices to make themselves subject to the existing and operative ethical guidelines set out in the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges or create their own rules.
Oct 1, 2017 Blog

In an effort to intimidate sanctuary cities, the Trump administration last week picked up undocumented immigrants who had various levels of criminal convictions across the country. That is ICE’s job, and it has nothing to do with sanctuary cities. What Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions want is for sanctuary cities to detain and hand over to ICE people in state or local custody.

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that her bill to clarify that the District of Columbia and the National Park Service (NPS) have the authority to enter into cooperative management agreements to maintain and invest in NPS properties in the city, such as Franklin Park, will be marked up by the House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in 1334 Longworth House Office Building.
Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that she will introduce a bill to remove a statue of Confederate General Albert Pike located in the District of Columbia after she had the opportunity today to meet with Sovereign Grand Commander Ronald Seale of the Supreme Council of Scottish Rite Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction, USA, which originally donated the Pike statue to the federal government.
Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that Norton will meet with representatives of the Scottish Rite Freemasonry Supreme Council to discuss steps to remove a statue of Confederate General Albert Pike, located on federal land under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service (NPS) near Judiciary Square, tomorrow, Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., in 2136 Rayburn House Office Building.
Sep 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released her letter to the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) asking whether BOP has the capacity and planning in place to move and relocate inmates from facilities facing severe damage from flooding, hurricanes or other natural disasters.
Sep 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced the Nuclear Weapons Abolition and Economic and Energy Conversion Act of 2017 to require the United States to negotiate an international agreement to disable and dismantle its nuclear weapons by 2024 and to redirect the funds to human and infrastructure needs, such as housing, health care, Social Security and the environment.
Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), who asked the U.S. State Department to address a growing number of buildings owned by foreign governments in the District of Columbia that have been vacated and fallen into poor condition, released the U.S. State Department Office of Foreign Missions’ (OFM) response to her letter, which shows heightened progress on a number of these properties.
Sep 18, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that Norton will continue her Senior Legislative Tour with a visit to East Rock Creek Village (7838 Eastern Avenue NW) tomorrow, Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from noon – 2:00 p.m.
Sep 15, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—After the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday voted to advance Dabney Langhorne Friedrich’s nomination to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to the full Senate, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said she would continue to seek consultation on federal law enforcement nominees in D.C. Despite repeated requests, the Trump administration has continued to make nominations without consulting Norton.

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