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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

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
June 18, 2014 Introduction of the United States Commission on an Open Society with Security Act of 2014
June 12, 2014 The Introduction of the Generating Renewal Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility. Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities Throughout America Act
May 22, 2014 Norton Proud of WMATA Funding in House Transportation Appropriations Bill for 6th Straight Year
May 13, 2014 Norton Encouraged by Senate's Long-Term Transportation Bill, but Says it Highlights Challenges Going Forward
May 7, 2014 Norton Says House FY 2015 Transportation Appropriations Bill a Contrast to Administration's Realistic Four-Year Reauthorization
April 30, 2014 Norton Supports D.C. Council Resolution Calling on Congress to Hold Hearing on CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project
April 9, 2014 Norton Gets Commitment from Chair and Ranking Member of T&I Committee to Move Forward to Require Collection of Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes
April 8, 2014 Norton to Offer Her Bill to Require FAA to Keep Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes as an Amendment, Tomorrow
April 3, 2014 Norton-Requested Audit of Union Station Shows Major Unresolved Problems
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 31, 2014 Letter to Virginia Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Norton Asks U.S. DOT Secretary for Quick Decision on Virginia Avenue Tunnel EIS
March 25, 2014 The Introduction of the Protecting Airline Passengers From Sexual Assaults Act
March 20, 2014 Norton to Introduce Bill to Require FAA to Keep Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes
March 5, 2014 Following Unilateral D.C. Street Closures by Secret Service, Norton Calls for Consultation Plan for Future Street Closures
Feb. 28, 2014 Norton Assured by TSA Administrator of Corrective Actions Taken, After D.C. License Rejected to Board Plane
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
Jan. 8, 2014 Norton to Hold Community Meeting with the EPA on the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project
Dec. 12, 2013 On the Introduction of the Transit Parity Act of 2013
Dec. 12, 2013 Norton Offers Bill to Extend Mass Transit Commuter Benefits for an Additional Year
Dec. 5, 2013 Norton Raises Federal and Local Issues in Request for a Hearing on CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Bill Shuster - River Basin Commission Funding
Nov. 14, 2013 Norton Releases Briefing Information on Virginia Avenue Tunnel Reconstruction, Urges Safety During Construction Period
Nov. 7, 2013 Norton to Test Drive All-Electric Car as Ranking Member of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee
Sept. 25, 2013 Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Requirements Relating to Sleep Disorders
Aug. 2, 2013 Blog: Amtrak Teaches Republicans a Funding Lesson
July 30, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 30, 2013 Norton to Offer Amendment to Restore Helicopter Service in D.C.
July 25, 2013 Norton Wins Ranking Member of the Highways and Transit Subcommittee Post, and Retains her Senior Position on the Economic Development Subcommittee
April 26, 2013 Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
Jan. 29, 2013 Introduction of a Bill to Ensure that the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Complies with Federal Acquisition Regulation
Jan. 17, 2013 Norton Reintroduces Bill to Help MWAA Put to Rest Doubts About its Ability to Reform Contracting and Ethics
Nov. 15, 2012 The Introduction of a Bill to Ensure that the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Complies with the Federal Acquisition Regulation
July 6, 2012 President Invites Norton to Surface Transportation Bill Signing on Friday
June 29, 2012 Conference Report on H.R. 4348, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act
May 24, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Boxer and Johnson, Vice Chairman Mica and Ranking Member Shelby, Surface Transportation Conference Committee
May 9, 2012 Highway Bill Conference Committee Opens with Norton's Racial Profiling Bill in Senate Version
April 25, 2012 Norton Named to Surface Transportation Bill Conference Committee, Will Fight for Jobs and the District
April 17, 2012 Washington Metro Area Delegation Meets with WMATA Board
March 29, 2012 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012
Feb. 9, 2012 Norton to Offer Amendment to Give Mass Transit Commuters the Same Benefits as Drivers
Feb. 3, 2012 Norton Amendment to Require Regular Audits of Union Station Passes in Transportation Committee
Jan. 24, 2012 Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2012
Nov. 16, 2011 Hoyer, Norton Announce $68 million Award for Frederick Douglass/South Capitol Street Bridge
Sept. 7, 2011 Norton Says Capital Bikeshare on National Mall is an Important Step toward a People-Friendly National Mall
Aug. 18, 2011 Norton Says Current Federal Law Allows FAA Workers to Get Back Pay Now, Before Congress Reconvenes
Aug. 5, 2011 Norton to Introduce Bill Seeking Back Pay for Furloughed FAA Workers
Aug. 4, 2011 Norton Sees Presidential Use of Constitutional Power to Call Congress Back to Washington as Only Way to Get Furloughed FAA Employees Back to Work
July 20, 2011 Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part IV
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