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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Federal, State and Local Relations

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
Jan. 30, 2014 Norton to Continue to Defend Budget Autonomy Referendum, Following GAO Opinion
Jan. 28, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 7, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014, and Providing for Consideration of Conference Report of H.R. 2642, Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Jan. 27, 2014 Norton to Testify on Abortion Bill and Offer Amendment to Strike Provision Targeting D.C., Today
Jan. 10, 2014 Autonomy for the District of Columbia
Jan. 9, 2014 Norton Submits Statement on Provision Stripping D.C. Women of Reproductive Health Rights, Despite Being Denied Courtesy to Testify at Hearing
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Trent Franks, Chair, House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice - Request to Testify
Dec. 24, 2013 Norton Hails 40th Anniversary of Home Rule Act, Calls for Recommitment to Expanding D.C. Equality
Dec. 13, 2013 Norton Bill Giving D.C. Residents who are Federal Employees Equal Treatment Under the Hatch Act Has Taken Effect, This Week
Dec. 2, 2013 Norton Statement at D.C. Height Act Hearing
May 28, 2013 Statement of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton at Press Conference with Mayor Vincent Gray & National Organizations
May 17, 2013 Redefining the Nation's Capital as a Free-Standing Federal Agency
May 17, 2013 Norton and Allies Ready to Combat Second Attack on D.C. Women and Local Authority
May 16, 2013 Norton to Testify Next Thursday Against Bill Targeting D.C. Women and Local Authority
May 16, 2013 Letter to House Judiciary Chairman Trent Franks - Request to Testify Against Bill Targeting D.C. Home Rule, Abortions
May 8, 2013 Norton and Allies Gearing Up to Again Defeat Attack on D.C. Women and the Usurping of Local Authority
April 29, 2013 Franks Reintroduces His Bill to Interfere with the Rights of D.C. Women and of Local Government
April 10, 2013 President Obama's Budget Gives Unprecedented Support and New Momentum to D.C. Budget Autonomy
March 14, 2013 The Introduction of the District of Columbia Local Funds Continuation Act
Feb. 8, 2013 Introduction of the District of Columbia District Attorney Establishment Act of 2013
Jan. 23, 2013 Introduction of the District of Columbia Equal Representation Act and the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act
Jan. 22, 2013 Introduction of the District of Columbia Budget Autonomy Act of 2013
Jan. 15, 2013 Introduction of the New Columbia Admission Act
Jan. 14, 2013 Norton Introduces D.C. Statehood Bill
Jan. 2, 2013 Norton Statement on House Committee Decision to Consider D.C. Matters Only in Full Committee
Dec. 19, 2012 Hatch Act Modernization Act of 2012
Dec. 18, 2012 Simple Respect for Our Veterans of the District of Columbia and the US Territories
Dec. 13, 2012 Norton's Vital D.C. Law Enforcement Bill Passes House, Headed to President's Desk for Signature
Nov. 29, 2012 Equal Recognition for DC and the Territories
Nov. 28, 2012 Delegates Plea for Justice
Nov. 15, 2012 The Introduction of a Bill to Ensure that the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Complies with the Federal Acquisition Regulation
July 2, 2012 Hatch Act Equality for D.C. Moves in Senate
June 28, 2012 Obama Administration Reaffirms Support for D.C. Home Rule the Day After Budget Autonomy Bill Delayed
Nov. 30, 2011 Norton Fights to Remove Anti-Home-Rule Provision and Calls on Justice Department to Withdraw Support
Oct. 31, 2011 Norton Prepares for Another Fight Against Republican Interference with District's Local Governing Rights
Oct. 21, 2011 Norton's Ward 3 Community Meeting to Bring Feds and D.C. Officials Together to Resolve DHS Nebraska Avenue Issues
Oct. 14, 2011 Norton Says D.C. Residents Will Rally for Their Rights on Saturday As a Living Memorial to Dr. King's Unfulfilled Dream for Full Equality Here
July 15, 2011 D.C. Appropriations Bill Delayed, Obama Reiterates Support for D.C. Voting Rights and Home Rule
July 14, 2011 District of Colombia Appropriation
July 12, 2011 Home Rule for the District of Columbia
June 6, 2011 Norton to Join Mayor Gray and Civil Rights Organizations at Press Conference on DC Appropriation Riders, Wednesday
April 22, 2011 Home Rule Doesn't Come With an Asterisk
March 15, 2011 Additional Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Feb. 11, 2011 Directing Commitees to Review Regulations from Federal Agencies
Feb. 10, 2011 Introduction of the District of Columbia District Attorney Establishment Act of 2011
Jan. 19, 2011 Norton Introduces Budget Autonomy Bill, and Asks Obama to Support It in His 2012 Budget as Bush Did
Jan. 8, 2011 House Year-Long Federal Funding Bill Good News For D.C.
Dec. 14, 2010 Statue Bill for the City on House Floor Wednesday
Sept. 29, 2010 D.C. Budget Will Pass - 2010 is the Last Time City Will Have to Get Congressional Approval for Its Budget
July 29, 2010 Norton Bill to Finish What 1973 Home Rule Act Started
July 29, 2010 Introduction of the District of Columbia Full Self-Government Act
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