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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements

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
Feb. 11, 2014 Introduction of the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 5, 2014 The Introduction of the Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Norton and Senate Appropriators Indicate Risk D.C. Promise May Pose to DCTAG
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to District of Columbia Councilmembers - DC Promise Bill
Jan. 31, 2014 Norton Says Report Shows that Navy Yard Shooting was Preventable
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 30, 2014 Norton to Continue to Defend Budget Autonomy Referendum, Following GAO Opinion
Jan. 29, 2014 Norton to Testify at Senate Hearing on Federal Government Shutdown Impacts on D.C., Will Highlight Budget Autonomy, Tomorrow
Jan. 28, 2014 Norton Says President's Executive Order Raising the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Gives Congress a Challenge that Must Not Be Relaxed
Jan. 28, 2014 Ellison, Grijalva, Holmes Norton Statement Against H.R. 7
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. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 27, 2014 Norton Calls on Obama to Suspend Deportations
Jan. 27, 2014 Norton to Testify on Abortion Bill and Offer Amendment to Strike Provision Targeting D.C., Today
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Deportations Now
Jan. 23, 2014 Norton to Testify on Abortion Bill and Calls Vote on the Anti-Home-Rule, Anti-Choice Bill an Amplification of the GOP War on Women
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
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
Jan. 16, 2014 The Introduction of the Rock Creek National Park in the District of Columbia Act
Jan. 15, 2014 Norton and Allies Ready to Again Defeat Anti-Choice Bill that also Targets D.C., Following House Committee Passage
Jan. 14, 2014 Markup of Bill Targeting D.C. Home Rule and Reproductive Rights Renews GOP War on Women, Wednesday
Jan. 14, 2014 Top Norton Priorities Funded in Omnibus Spending Bill
Jan. 14, 2014 Norton Says Historic D.C. Shutdown-Avoidance Provision in Omnibus Continues Momentum for Budget Autonomy
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
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. 9, 2014 Norton Requests Hearing on Her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers
Jan. 8, 2014 Norton to Hold Community Meeting with the EPA on the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project
Jan. 7, 2014 Norton's First Bill of the Year to Give D.C. Legislative Autonomy
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Trent Franks, Chair, House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice - Request to Testify
Jan. 7, 2014 The Introduction of the District of Columbia Paperwork Reduction Act
Dec. 24, 2013 Norton Hails 40th Anniversary of Home Rule Act, Calls for Recommitment to Expanding D.C. Equality
Dec. 20, 2013 Norton Keeps Amendment to Weaken D.C. Gun Safety Out of Final Defense Authorization Bill
Dec. 19, 2013 Norton Congratulates Low-Wage Museum Federal Contractors on Successful Campaign for Union Representation
Dec. 19, 2013 Norton to Introduce Bill to Overhaul FPS, Following Navy Yard Shooting and GAO Report
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 13, 2013 Support Grows for Norton Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers, with Bipartisan Senate Introduction
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. 13, 2013 Norton Notes Positives in Budget Deal, But Wants Senate to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 On the Introduction of the Transit Parity Act of 2013
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 Norton Offers Bill to Extend Mass Transit Commuter Benefits for an Additional Year
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 Decries Insult and Insensitivity of Introduction of Bill to Eliminate All D.C. Gun Laws on One-Year Anniversary of Newtown Shooting
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Vincent Gray, District of Columbia Mayor and Phil Mendelson, District of Columbia Council Chairman - Height Act
Dec. 5, 2013 Norton Raises Federal and Local Issues in Request for a Hearing on CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project
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