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 Relieved Congress Passed Unemployment Benefits Extension, Yet Outraged at the Delay Norton Statues Bill Goes to House Floor Norton Releases Letter to Democratic Leadership at Meeting with Families of Victims and Gun Control Coalition Supreme Court Gun Decision Undermines Rationale for District Gun Bill Norton to Speak at HHS Farmers' Market Grand Opening 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 Blog: Abortion Ban Bill Vote a Historic Victory 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 9/08/14 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory, Inconsistent Blood, Organ and Tissue Donation Policies 9/08/14 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Human Trafficking 9/03/14 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission - Call to Strengthen Oversight of Food Marketing to Children 9/03/14 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission - Oversight of Food Marketing to Children 8/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urge President to Take Big, Broad Actions 8/21/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty 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 John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues 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 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 Norton to Participate in National Dance Day, Tomorrow Evening 7/25/14 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