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Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that today’s Music on the Mall performance is canceled due to the possibility of inclement weather, and will resume Tuesday, July 11, 2017.
Jul 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will participate in today’s Palisades Fourth of July Parade.
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), an original cosponsor of the Smithsonian Women's History Museum Act (H.R.19), which would establish the museum on the National Mall, today spoke at a press conference hosted by the bill’s lead sponsors Representatives Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Ed Royce (R-CA), to celebrate reaching 227 cosponsors on the bill, enough to pass the House of Representatives.
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The office Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released Norton’s statement on her meeting with U.S. Park Police Chief Robert MacLean to discuss last week’s handcuffing by Park Police of three juveniles for selling water on the National Mall.
Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Washington, DC – As powerful multinational corporations, led by Kimberly-Clark, continue to aggressively lobby Members of Congress from both parties and in both chambers to block the District of Columbia’s new wet wipes labeling law with an appropriations rider, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today called on Members considering such action to instead pursue national labeling legislation if they disagree with the merits of local labeling laws.
Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C.—The office Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today said Norton succeeded in securing $30 million for her top priority the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG), in the House’s fiscal year 2017 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, released today, a $10 million increase from the House’s fiscal year 2016 D.C. Appropriations bill.
Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has launched his second attack on the District of Columbia’s new medical aid-in-dying law, the Death with Dignity Act (DWDA).
Jun 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) thanked Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) for getting two Trump administration nominees for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to commit at their confirmation hearing today to meet with Norton before the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a vote on their nominations.
Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Ranking Member of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee, urged Congress and the Administration to waste no time in responding to a newly released National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) study on truck and bus safety.
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

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