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Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today expressed her strong disappointment that the Trump administration did not even extend her the courtesy to meet the first two nominees for federal positions in the District of Columbia that the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider this Congress—Timothy Kelly and Trevor McFadden, both for the federal district court here—before their confirmation hearing on Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) today led a group of Members of Congress on a tour of Children’s National Medical Center, meeting with patients and their parents, to point up the dramatic effect Trumpcare cuts to Medicaid will have on children with special needs and disabilities.
Jun 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will tour Children's National Medical Center with House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other Members of Congress, followed by a media availability, to highlight the Senate TrumpCare bill’s deep and cruel cuts to Medicaid, tomorrow, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at noon (Tour closed to press, media availability at 12:30 p.m.).
Jun 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act, with Representative Andy Harris (R-MD) as an original cosponsor, to establish a commission to study ways that the federal government might honor and celebrate the life of Frederick Douglass, the country’s greatest abolitionist for slavery, during the bicentennial anniversary of his birth, in 2018.
Jun 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that the annual Music on the Mall series featuring performances by a wide variety of local artists will begin on Thursday, June 29, 2017, and will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from noon – 2:00 p.m. through July 25, 2017, on the National Mall across from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on Jefferson Drive SW between 4th Street and 7th Street.
Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, today said that she was pleased that the House bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), released yesterday, included several of her priorities to help address airplane noise.
Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released letters from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), which represents water utilities across the country, and DC Water expressing their strong opposition to efforts to block the District of Columbia’s new law regulating the labeling of personal hygiene products, particularly wet wipes, as safe to flush.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Ahead of tomorrow’s expected release of the House bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices on airplanes.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak at the ribbon cutting of Check It Enterprises today, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at 1920 Martin Luther King Avenue SE 20020.
Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today condemned Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL) for being the latest Member of Congress to exploit last week’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice to undermine the District of Columbia’s gun safety laws.

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