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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
Date Title
March 22, 2016 Norton Introduces Bill to Help Get Unemployed Youth Back to Work by Expanding AmeriCorps
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need
Feb. 23, 2016 Introduction of the Reducing Long-Term Unemployment Act
Oct. 20, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance
Oct. 6, 2015 Norton Says District Officials Are Leading the Way with 16-Week Paid Leave Bill
June 10, 2015 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Funding of Heating Assistance Program
March 3, 2015 Norton To Work With National Groups To Defeat Senate Republican Bill Attacking D.C. Women, Home Rule
Jan. 22, 2015 Norton Blasts House Republicans for Inserting Anti-D.C. Provisions into Anti-Choice Bill
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
Dec. 4, 2014 Norton to Speak at Rally for Low-Wage Federal Contract Fast Food Workers, This Morning
Oct. 16, 2014 Norton Tells Low-Wage Workers at Rally that Changes in Congressional Policy are Key to Ending Inequality
Oct. 2, 2014 Norton Says Final DOL Rule Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers to $10.10 Shows Activism Worked
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty
July 29, 2014 The Introduction of the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy Act
July 14, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015
July 11, 2014 Autonomy for the District of Columbia
May 6, 2014 Norton Calls Out Republicans for Kicking Long-Term Unemployed Americans and Democrats Out of Hearing Room
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 11, 2014 Introduction of the Promoting National Service and Reducing Unemployment Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Dec. 13, 2013 Norton Notes Positives in Budget Deal, But Wants Senate to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Proceedings during the Period from December 14, 2013, through January 6, 2014; and for Other Purposes
Dec. 12, 2013 Norton Introduces a Job Creation Bill Targeting the Long-Term Unemployed, as Key Unemployment Program is Set to Expire
Dec. 12, 2013 On the Introduction of the Reducing Long-Term Unemployment Act
Nov. 14, 2013 Introduction of the Low-Wage Federal Contractor Employee Back Pay Act of 2013
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 18, 2013 Norton Has Some Concerns with Yesterday's Markup of D.C. Appropriations Bill
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
June 12, 2013 Norton to Take SNAP Challenge: $4.50 on Food Per Day for a Week
May 8, 2013 Norton Pledges Effort Against Low Wages Facilitated by the Federal Government at Press Conference Today
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
March 19, 2013 Introduction of the District of Columbia Medicaid Reimbursement Act of 2013
March 12, 2013 Make it in America: The Economy
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Sept. 10, 2012 Norton Releases New Hiring Statistics Ahead of Roundtable Hearing Tuesday
Aug. 21, 2012 Norton Roundtable Hearing Tonight on Hiring, Small Business Contracting to Feature Residents and Downtown Construction Sites in D.C.
June 20, 2012 House Appropriations Committee Funds Top Norton Priorities, but D.C. Abortion Rider Remains in Bill
June 6, 2012 Good News in House Subcommittee Funding of Top Norton Priorities, Deep Disappointment that Abortion Rider is Embedded in the Bill
May 29, 2012 Norton to Hold Press Conference with Mayor and National Coalition Representatives Whose Members Will Activate Constituents of Appropriations Committee Members to Protect D.C. Home Rule
May 9, 2012 Norton Requests to Testify Against Bill Targeting D.C. Home Rule, Abortions
Dec. 6, 2011 Letter to Leader Pelosi and Whip Hoyer
Sept. 10, 2011 Blog: President's Speech on Jobs
Sept. 1, 2011 Norton to Introduce a Job Creation Bill Targeting the Long-Term Unemployed and Young People
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