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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
Primary April 1, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
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Date Title
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbit Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Allow Institutions of Higher Education to be able to Grow and Cultivate Hemp for Research Purposes
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
June 19, 2013 Norton Cosponsors Bill to Restore Food Stamp Funding
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
June 10, 2013 Senate-Passed Farm Bill Includes Norton's Provision to Fund UDC
May 15, 2013 Norton Gets UDC in Farm Bill on its Way to Senate Floor
April 5, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Cummings, Bipartisan House Members Urge President Obama to Continue Food For Peace Program
June 21, 2012 UDC Crosses Another Finish Line in Senate Farm Bill Passed Today
May 24, 2011 44 House Members Call on President to Enforce Law to Protect Wild Lands
July 9, 2009 Norton Scores in Agriculture Bill Again - for Kids this Time
June 24, 2009 Joint Hearing Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee And national Security And Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Of The House Oversight And Government Reform Committee - Afghanistan And Pakistan: Oversight Of A New Interagency Strategy
Dec. 17, 2007 Federal Food Donation Act of 2007
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
June 29, 2006 Nationwide Childhood Obesity Epidemic Spawns Norton Bill for FTC Regulation of Junk Food Ads That Target Black Kids June 29, 2006
June 29, 2006 Introduction of the Children's Health Federal Trade Commission Authority Restoration Act
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