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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements

Full Name: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary April 1, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
April 10, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Unauthorized Hairstyles, Uniform Code
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 4, 2014 Letter to Chairman Jack Kingston and Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect the Chesapeake Watershed
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Nita Lowey, Robert Aderholt and Sam Farr - Request for Disaster Relief Programs
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 26, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform
March 25, 2014 The Introduction of the Protecting Airline Passengers From Sexual Assaults Act
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 20, 2014 Norton to Introduce Bill to Require FAA to Keep Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 19, 2014 Letter to Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Boost Efforts on Life-limiting Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 13, 2014 Letter to the Women of Afghanistan - Supporting Women of Afghanistan
March 13, 2014 The Introduction of a Bill to Permit Commercial Filming and Photography on the Grounds of the US Capitol
March 11, 2014 Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 The Introduction of the District of Columbia Courts, Public Defender Service, and Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Act of 2014
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Letter to Tara Morrison, Superintendent, National Park Service - Progress Report on the Rock Creek Park Trail Project
March 5, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Apologize for Hearing Actions
March 5, 2014 Following Unilateral D.C. Street Closures by Secret Service, Norton Calls for Consultation Plan for Future Street Closures
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 4, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarhy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Petroleum Coke Hazards and Storage
March 4, 2014 Norton Statement on D.C. Council Passage of Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
March 4, 2014 President's Budget Would Grant D.C. Budget and Legislative Autonomy, and Give Funding Boost to Norton's Top D.C. Priorities
Feb. 28, 2014 Norton Assured by TSA Administrator of Corrective Actions Taken, After D.C. License Rejected to Board Plane
Feb. 27, 2014 The Introduction of a Bill to Require the Library of Congress to Install the D.C. Seal in the Main Reading Room of the Thomas Jefferson Building
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to John Pistole, Administrator, Transportation Security Administration - Take Corrective Action After D.C. License Rejected to Board Plane
Feb. 26, 2014 Norton Statement on TSA Agent Questioning Validity of D.C. Resident's License
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Patrick Donahue, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer - Mail Delays in Maryland
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 14, 2014 Norton Says D.C. Residents Seeking Affordable Health Care Coverage can Learn from Story Told by D.C. Resident at Democratic Caucus Retreat
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
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