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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Government Operations

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
May 19, 2014 Norton Notes Progress Against Anti-Home-Rule Appropriations Riders at "Save D.C. Home Rule' Press Conference with National Organizations
May 16, 2014 Norton Announces "Save D.C. Home Rule' Press Conference on Fiscal Year 2015 D.C. Appropriations Riders with National Organizations, Monday
April 28, 2014 Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014
March 5, 2014 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Apologize for Hearing Actions
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Jan. 7, 2014 The Introduction of the District of Columbia Paperwork Reduction Act
Jan. 7, 2014 Norton's First Bill of the Year to Give D.C. Legislative Autonomy
Nov. 18, 2013 Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013
Nov. 18, 2013 Clarification of Determination of Compensation of Chief Financial Officer of District of Columbia
Nov. 15, 2013 Norton Introduces Back Pay Bill for Furloughed Federally Contracted Low-Wage Workers, with 11 Original Cosponsors
Nov. 14, 2013 Introduction of the Low-Wage Federal Contractor Employee Back Pay Act of 2013
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 23, 2013 Norton Introduces 12th-Anniversary Resolution Honoring the Two Postal Workers and the Three Other Americans Killed in Anthrax Attacks, and All USPS Employees
Oct. 16, 2013 Norton Describes Breakthrough that Gives D.C. Unprecedented Full-Year Spending Authority While Federal Government Remains in a Temporary CR
Oct. 15, 2013 Norton Continues Multiple Efforts to Keep D.C. Open, Will Offer Amendment and Testify at Rules Committee Today
Oct. 11, 2013 Norton Asks Reid and Boehner for D.C. Authority to Spend its Local Funds Through FY 2014 in Possible Continuing Resolution
Oct. 10, 2013 That Would Be Leadership
Oct. 8, 2013 Introduction of a Bill to Clarify Certain Due Process Right of Federal Employees Serving in Sensitive Positions
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 2, 2013 District of Columbia Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay
Oct. 1, 2013 Bipartisan Bill Protects Federal Workers' Pay from Shutdown
Sept. 26, 2013 Budget Autonomy for District of Columbia Amidst Threat of Government Shutdown
Sept. 20, 2013 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Sept. 12, 2013 The Introduction of the District of Columbia Government Shutdown Avoidance Act of 2013
Sept. 12, 2013 Government Shutdown
Sept. 11, 2013 As Tea Party Republicans Threaten Government Shutdown, Norton Works on Multiple Fronts to Keep D.C. Government Open
Aug. 29, 2013 Letter to Director Julia Pierson, Secret Service - Long Lines at 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
Aug. 26, 2013 Norton to Introduce Bill to Repeal Court Decision Stripping Federal Workers of Due Process Rights
Aug. 1, 2013 Stop Government Abuse Act
July 31, 2013 Government Employee Accountability Act
July 18, 2013 House Appropriations Committee Approves Norton Provision for Continued Commercial Filming and Photography at Union Square
July 17, 2013 Norton to Speak at CPC Press Conference on Low-Wage Workers in Federal Facilities
Dec. 13, 2012 GAO Mandates Revision Act of 2012
June 28, 2012 Relating to Consideration of House Report 112-546 and Accompanying Resolution, and Providing for Consideration of House Resolution 706, Authorizing Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to Initiate or Intervene in Judicial Proceedings to Enforce Certain Subpoenas
June 28, 2012 Norton Releases Remarks from House Floor on Contempt Proceedings Against Attorney General Eric Holder
June 28, 2012 Authorizing Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to Initiate or Intervene in Judicial Proceedings to Enforce Certain Subpoenas
June 6, 2012 Norton Dismayed by Charges Against Brown, but Gratified After Speaking With D.C. Committee Chairmen
May 15, 2012 D.C. Hatch Act Bill Moving Forward
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 21, 2011 Norton Alerts City to Possibility of D.C. Government Shutdown Next Week, and Introduces Bill to Keep D.C. Open
June 27, 2011 Norton Roundtable Hearing on Thursday Takes Testimony from D.C. Residents and Small Business at work at DHS Headquarters Site
April 8, 2011 Norton to Donate Her Congressional Pay During a Shutdown to Organizations Working for Equal Treatment for D.C.
Feb. 28, 2011 Hearing of the House Rules Committee - "H.J.Res. 44 Further Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011"
Feb. 10, 2011 Norton Introduces Bill to Give D.C. a District Attorney
Jan. 5, 2011 Norton to Offer a Protest Motion on Floor on Stripping D.C. of its Vote
Jan. 3, 2011 MSNBC "The Rachel Maddow Show" - Transcript
Nov. 16, 2010 Reducing Waiting Period For District Of Columbia Special Elections
Sept. 10, 2010 Norton's Second Hatch Act Bill to Create Regional Parity for Federal Employees Living in D.C.
July 29, 2010 Introduction of the District of Columbia Full Self-Government Act
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