Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
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Norton Statues Bill Goes to House Floor Norton Hearing Examining Cost-Effective Ways to House & Protect Federal Employees in Leased Office Space Norton Releases First Details of Tester-McCain/Childers Gun Bill in Preparation for Meeting with Grassroots Coalition Wednesday Supreme Court Gun Decision Undermines Rationale for District Gun Bill Blog: Abortion Ban Bill Vote a Historic Victory Norton to Speak at HHS Farmers' Market Grand Opening Norton Relieved Congress Passed Unemployment Benefits Extension, Yet Outraged at the Delay Norton Releases Letter to Democratic Leadership at Meeting with Families of Victims and Gun Control Coalition 10/22/14 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission and Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Department of Labor - Expressing Concerns Regarding Non-Compete Agreements in the Food Service Business 10/17/14 Letter to Hospitals on Ebola Preparedness 10/16/14 Norton Says U.S. Needs More Regional Specialized Hospitals and More Training for Health Care Workers to Prevent Ebola Exposure Here 10/16/14 Norton Tells Low-Wage Workers at Rally that Changes in Congressional Policy are Key to Ending Inequality 10/15/14 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General - Postal Delivery 10/13/14 Norton Hispanic Heritage Month Roundtable to Probe Status of Central American Children Who Came to D.C. 10/12/14 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration - Airplane Noise 10/09/14 Norton Challenges Republican Senators to Support Democracy in D.C., Not Just Hong Kong 10/07/14 Norton Receives Legislative Leadership Award, Today 10/06/14 Norton Celebrates Expansion of Marriage Equality to 60% of States by Supreme Court 10/06/14 Norton Says President Obama Complies with International Law By Allowing Central American Children Refugee Status & Offering Legal Aid Funding 10/06/14 Letters to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, MLB Commissioner Allan Selig, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NHL Commissioner Gerry Bettman, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber - Responding to and Preventing Violent Crimes 10/02/14 Norton Says Final DOL Rule Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers to $10.10 Shows Activism Worked 10/02/14 Echoing Wall Street, Norton Calls on Congress to Adopt Senate's Permanent D.C. Shutdown-Exemption Provision in Lame-Duck Session 10/01/14 Norton Says Independent Secret Service Panel Can Restore Loss of Agency Stature 10/01/14 Norton Says GSA Announcement of Contractors for Building for DHS Secretary in Ward 8 Signals Project will be Completed 10/01/14 CNN "Newsroom" - Transcript: 10/01/14 Norton Says Harris D.C. Marijuana Amendment Hypocritically Contradicts the Maryland Decriminalization Law that Took Effect Today 10/01/14 Norton Says FCC Ban on the On-Air Use of Washington Football Team Name is Necessary 9/30/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commisioner of Social Security Administration - Same Sex Couples and Social Security Benefits 9/30/14 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Secret Service 9/29/14 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Secret Service 9/29/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Use Executive Action to Protect LGBT Immigrants 9/26/14 Norton Says Holder Has Long Supported D.C.'s Rights in His Professional and Personal Capacities 9/25/14 Holder Calls Norton, Who Recommended Him as DC U.S. Attorney, to Inform Her of His Resignation 9/24/14 Letter to Stephen Ayers, Architect of the Capitol - Concern about Capitol Visitor Center Worker Safety 9/23/14 Norton to Defend D.C.'s Narrowly Tailored Carry Law from Congressional Interference 9/23/14 Norton to Introduce House Bill to Strip NFL of Tax Exempt Status 9/22/14 Letter to Julia Pierson, Director of US Secret Service - White House Security 9/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Please Meet with Immigrant Families 9/18/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Opposition to the Eight-Week House Recess 9/18/14 Norton's House-Passed Provision Protects Federal Workers' Due Process 9/18/14 American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act 9/18/14 Build for D.C. Statehood as Congressional Research Service and Leading Republican Scholar Find Constitutional Basis for Statehood 9/17/14 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 9/16/14 Norton Asks Residents to Join Her in Honoring Those Lost in 2013 Navy Yard Shooting 9/16/14 D.C. Statehood Hearing Reinvigorates Statehood Movement 9/11/14 Statehood for the District of Columbia 9/11/14 Norton Asks Residents to Remember D.C. Residents and Others Lost on 9/11 9/11/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias 9/10/14 Norton D.C. Statehood Bill Sets Record Cosponsorship in House 9/10/14 Norton Succeeds in Protecting D.C. Gun and Marijuana Laws in Spending Bill