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

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
Norton Relieved Congress Passed Unemployment Benefits Extension, Yet Outraged at the Delay
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 On the Introduction of the Reducing Long-Term Unemployment Act
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 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
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
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
Sept. 1, 2011 Norton to Introduce a Job Creation Bill Targeting the Long-Term Unemployed and Young People Next Week When Congress Reconvenes
Aug. 1, 2011 Norton Condemns Raw Deal
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
June 23, 2011 Norton Credits Help of National Coalition as the D.C. Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor with No New Riders
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
April 12, 2011 Norton Testifies at Rules Committee Today in Final Effort to Remove Anti-Home-Rule Riders from 2011 Spending Bill
April 5, 2011 Norton Condemns Short-Term Spending Bill"s Violation of D.C. Home Rule, and will Call Reid and Administration Today
March 31, 2011 Introduction of the District of Columbia Medicaid Reimbursement Act of 2011
March 31, 2011 Norton Introduces Bill to Reduce D.C. Medicaid Costs
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Nov. 1, 2010 Norton Begins Thanksgiving Season at Bread for the City
July 1, 2010 Norton's Priority On Senate Passage of Unemployment Extension Passed by House Today
May 28, 2010 Norton's D.C. Tax Incentives Pass House Today
April 28, 2010 Norton Responds To Constituents' Questions About New Extended Unemployment Benefits
May 22, 2009 Norton Calls Special FEMA Hearing Friday To Ensure Most Vulnerable Katrina Victims Are Not Expelled from Housing With No Place to Go
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