Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

Representing the District of Columbia

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Dec 19, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill today to permit commercial filming and photography on the U.S. Capitol Grounds beyond the area where it is currently permitted, Union Square, and when both chambers of Congress are out of session.
Dec 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her brief floor remarks during the 1998 Clinton impeachment proceedings to give residents context for today’s impeachment against President Trump.
Dec 18, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released the transcript of her House floor speech 20 years ago during impeachment for President Bill Clinton, calling on the House to recognize the right of District of Columbia residents to vote on that matter.
Dec 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) prepares to speak on the impeachment of President Trump tomorrow, she spoke on the House floor today on why the impeachment vote provides yet another reason to pass her D.C. statehood bill, which should – and she believes will – pass the House next year.
Dec 17, 2019 Press Release
Highlights Include Metro, St. Elizabeths, Federal Agencies, Anacostia and Potomac River Cleanup, Sledding at the Capitol
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) celebrated national wins in the final fiscal year 2020 spending bills, which passed in the House today.
Dec 17, 2019 Press Release
Ranked Most Effective House Democrat Last Congress, Norton Continues to Deliver
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that her Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019 (H.R. 2726), which would codify Amtrak’s internal policy prohibiting smoking, including of electronic cigarettes, on trains passed in the House today.
Dec 17, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) celebrated Whole Foods’ announcement this week that they will open a new store on the campus of the former Walter Reed military hospital.
Dec 16, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that Norton has achieved her funding priorities in the final fiscal year 2020 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, released today. The bill contains her top priority for the fifth year in a row, $40 million for the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant Program (DCTAG).
Dec 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said that her Banning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019 (H.R. 2726), which would codify Amtrak’s internal policy prohibiting smoking, including of electronic cigarettes, on trains will be considered on the House floor on Monday.
Dec 13, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) released her public weekend schedule today, which includes a holiday party celebration for children of incarcerated parents, the D.C. Statehood Champions Holiday Celebration, and the birthday celebration of Carter G. Woodson, hosted by the Association for the Study of African American Life and Heritage in partnership with the National Park Service and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.