Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton's Public Statements


Full Name: Eleanor Holmes Norton
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
Primary April 1, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 2 Children: John, Katherine
Birth Date: 06/13/1937
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Washington, DC
Religion: Episcopalian
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Norton Releases First Details of Tester-McCain/Childers Gun Bill in Preparation for Meeting with Grassroots Coalition Wednesday Norton Hearing Examining Cost-Effective Ways to House & Protect Federal Employees in Leased Office Space Norton to Speak at HHS Farmers' Market Grand Opening Norton Statues Bill Goes to House Floor Supreme Court Gun Decision Undermines Rationale for District Gun Bill 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 Blog: Abortion Ban Bill Vote a Historic Victory 8/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urge President to Take Big, Broad Actions 8/21/14 Norton, Former EEOC Chair, Says New DOL LGBT Directive is a Major Anti-Discrimination Milestone 8/20/14 Norton Gets Funds for Historic Carter G. Woodson Home and Says Project on Road to Completion 8/15/14 Norton Says Ferguson Needs Community Not Militarized Policing 8/07/14 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Opposing Atlantic Drilling 8/06/14 Norton to Defend D.C. Marijuana Legalization, Certified for November Ballot, from Congressional Interference 8/05/14 Norton Asks FHWA to Delay Record of Decision for CSX Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project 8/05/14 Massie Offers Flawed Explanation for Refusal to Introduce Bill Allowing Guns in Capitol and Federal Buildings 7/31/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer 7/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues 7/31/14 Norton's Worker Protection Bill Included in Obama Executive Order Today 7/31/14 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 7/29/14 Letter to Brigida Benitez, President of the District of Columbia Bar - Pro Bono Services for Unaccompanied Minors Crossing Border, Coming to D.C. 7/29/14 The Introduction of the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy Act 7/29/14 Norton at Roundtable Featuring Central American Children 7/29/14 Norton Bill for Public-Private Partnerships and Smart Planning to Redevelop DOE Headquarters, SW Ecodistrict 7/28/14 Norton to Introduce Worker Protection Bill at Union Station Press Conference Tomorrow 7/28/14 The Introduction of the Department of Energy Forrestal Complex Redevelopmental Act of 2014 7/28/14 Norton Challenges Massie to Do Something Quick Now That Only Federal Law Prevents Guns in Capitol 7/28/14 Norton Says Saturday's Court Decision Leaves District with Authority to Regulate Carrying of Guns, Not an Invitation for Congress to Intervene 7/25/14 Home Rule For the District of Columbia 7/25/14 7/25/14 Norton to Participate in National Dance Day, Tomorrow Evening 7/24/14 Historic Senate Appropriations Bill Advances Self-Government by Granting D.C. Budget and Legislative Autonomy, Free of Anti-Home-Rule Riders 7/24/14 Norton Says Crucial Senate Construction Funding for DHS Consolidation at St. Elizabeths Ensures its Continuation 7/23/14 After Second Arrest Since Friday for Bringing a Gun into Capitol, Norton Seeking Massie Bill to Carry Out His Pledge to "Restore Gun Rights Anywhere I Can' 7/23/14 Norton to Hold D.C. Postal Service Roundtable to Seek Solutions to Postal Issues in the District 7/22/14 Massie Wants to Expand Gun Rights in D.C., But Has Not Introduced a Bill to Expand Access to Guns in Federal Buildings for His Constituents 7/22/14 Norton to Break Ground at Old Post Office Building, Welcomes Jobs & New Revenue to D.C. 7/22/14 Norton Taking Further Action with Continuing Complaints that D.C.'s Driver's Licenses Are Not Being Recognized 7/21/14 Norton to Host Annual Senior Legislative Day at Dunbar, Her Alma Mater Today 7/21/14 Norton Delighted About Obama's Unequivocal Call for D.C. Statehood 7/21/14 Norton Says Obama's Executive Order Barring Discrimination Against LGBT Federal Contract Workers Follows Executive Precedents 7/18/14 After Staffer Arrested for Bringing Gun to Capitol, Norton Asks Why Massie Didn't Overturn Federal Law Barring Guns on Capitol Grounds 7/18/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments 7/17/14 Norton Says Bipartisan, Election-Year House Support for D.C.'s Gun Laws Will Help in Senate 7/17/14 Despite Flaws in D.C. Gun Amendment, Norton and Gray Speak Out Against Danger to the City 7/17/14 Introduction of the Federal Agency Snow Removal in the District of Columbia Act of 2014 7/17/14 Rand Paul Plans His Third Attack on D.C.'s Gun Laws, Following House Passage Yesterday of Dangerous D.C. Gun Amendment 7/16/14 Norton Warns Residents of New Dangerous Massie D.C. Gun Amendment 7/16/14 Norton Offers Clean Water Amendment to Protect D.C.'s & Nation's Water Supply 7/16/14 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015