Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Representing the District of Columbia

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Press Releases

Feb 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation with the Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center tomorrow, February 20th, at 10:00 a.m.
Feb 20, 2020 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.
Feb 18, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will launch a new Nonprofit Resources Program for District of Columbia nonprofits at an information session tomorrow, February 19th, at 11:30 a.m. at One Judiciary Square.
Feb 18, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today introduced a bill to provide the District of Columbia Courts and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia with the same authority that federal courts and federal agencies have to offer voluntary separation incentive payments, or buyouts, to their employees.
Feb 18, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will host a “Norton in Your Neighborhood” conversation with the Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center today, February 18th, at 1:00 p.m.
Feb 14, 2020 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.
Feb 13, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the National Children’s Museum Act today, which would require the General Services Administration (GSA) to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children’s Museum to allow the Museum to remain in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, a federally owned building, without charge.
Feb 13, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced the Increased Transparency in 501(c)(4) Organizations Act of 2020 this week, which would require the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to make publicly available the forms organizations that self-declare under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) file with the IRS.
Feb 12, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that her bill to add the Mayor of the District of Columbia to the list of principals for whom the president can order the nation’s flag be flown at half-staff passed the House Judiciary Committee today.
Feb 12, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will speak on a D.C. statehood panel sponsored by the D.C. Bar Association this Thursday, February 13th, at 12:00 p.m, two days after her D.C. statehood bill was voted out of Committee.