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Date Title Officials Location
Aug. 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 9, 2016 Norton Announces Congressional Resolution Condemning State Voting Restrictions Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Norton Blasts Lee Bill Gutting D.C. Occupational Licensing Requirements, Creating New D.C. Council Committee Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 30, 2016 Norton Resolution Honors D.C. Servicemembers Who Died Serving Their Country without Full Voting Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the United States, and Dr. John B. King, Jr., Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education - Grijalva Leads Lawmakers in Praising the Administration's Leadership Protecting LGBT Individuals Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 19, 2016 Norton Not Surprised D.C. Resident Will Not Be Retried for Arrest at Congressional Hearing Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 14, 2016 Taxation Without Representation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2016 Beyer-Honda, House Democrats Welcome 100th Co-Sponsor to Condemn Anti-Muslim Bigotry Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 17, 2015 House Democrats Introduce Legislation Condemning Anti-Muslim Bigotry Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2015 Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel Rep. Eleanor Norton Ramallah, Palestine
Oct. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Peter Neffenger, Administrator of Transportation Security Administrator - Treatment of Transgendered Individuals by the Transportation Security Administration Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 28, 2015 A Tribute to Amelia Boynton Robinson, Congressman Louis Stokes, and Julian Bond Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2015 As NFL Season Kicks Off Tonight, Norton Introduces Bill to Strip NFL of Its Antitrust Exemption for Use of Washington Football Team Name Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 2, 2015 Norton to Represent the Congressional Black Caucus at Black Lives Matter Press Conference with Black Faith and Greek Letter Leaders, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2015 Norton Remembers Her Friend and Former Colleague Congressman Louis Stokes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2015 Norton to Commemorate Julian Bond, D.C. Resident, Statehood Advocate, and Civil Rights Leader, at Tidal Basin, Saturday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 16, 2015 Norton Speaks to the Life of Her Friend, Civil Rights Leader, Julian Bond, D.C. Resident and Statehood Champion Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 31, 2015 Norton to Introduce Bill to Offer Congressional Employees Same Protections as Other Federal Workers and Private Sector Employees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Norton to Speak at First Annual Young African ConneXions Summit, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2015 Norton, First Woman to Chair the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to Speak at 50th Anniversary Celebration, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 29, 2015 Norton to Give Keynote Address at AFL-CIO's "Race and the Labor Movement Town Hall," Tonight Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 4, 2015 Transportation, Housing, Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Introduction of the Racial Profiling Prevention Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Baltimore and Other Recent Police Controversies Prompt Norton to Introduce Bill to Reestablish Popular Grant Program to Combat Racial Profiling Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 Congresswoman Norton to Join Barney Frank, Julian Bond, and Steven Roberts for Newseum Event Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Sunday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 2, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation - Reduce Racial Profiling Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 31, 2015 Norton Says National Backlash to Indiana Discriminatory Law Gives Momentum for Defeating Cruz Disapproval Resolutions on D.C. Anti-Discrimination Bills Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 16, 2015 Norton Thanks Home-Rule and Human Rights Coalition for Efforts to Defend D.C.'s Pro-Choice, Pro-LGBT Legislation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 16, 2015 The Battle Wages On: Securing Equal Voting Rights in the United States Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 13, 2015 Norton to Introduce Bill to Create Local Task Forces on 21st Century Policing with DOJ Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Norton Speaks at Funeral Service for Native Son, Senator Edward Brooke Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 9, 2015 Norton to Speak at Funeral of Native Son and Former Massachusetts Senator Edward Brooke, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 5, 2015 Norton Sees Irony in Selma Congressional Trip to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of 1965 Voting Rights Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Blog - Trip to Selma Should Be a Call to Action, Not a Celebration Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
March 3, 2015 Racial Profiling Roundtable Leads Norton To Introduce Bill to Create Local Task Forces on 21st Century Policing To Match President's Task Force Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Roundtable on Racial Profiling, Tuesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Norton to Speak about Racial Profiling in Keynote Address at GSA Black History Program, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 20, 2015 Norton to Speak at Intergenerational Women Civil Rights Panel Discussion at White House, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 8, 2015 Norton, Author of a Recent Racial Profiling Ban, Alerts Upcoming Police March that Nationwide Protests are Against Racial Profiling, Not Police Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2015 Voting Rights of the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2015 Blog - Who Votes to Eliminate Votes in a Democracy? Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Jan. 6, 2015 Norton Promises Further Action as Republican Majority Denies Motion to Restore D.C. Delegate Vote Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Jan. 5, 2015 Norton to Force House Vote on D.C. Voting Rights, Tuesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2015 Norton Calls on Republicans to Restore D.C. Vote Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 11, 2014 Insular Areas and Freely Associated States Energy Development Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 6, 2014 Norton Remarks for Funeral of Marion Barry Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 2, 2014 Assuring a New Era Between Citizens and Police Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 24, 2014 Norton to Honor Civil Rights Activists at White House Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urging Funding to Protect LGBT Human Rights Globally Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - United Nations Convention Against Torture Application Overseas Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 11, 2014 Statehood for the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 14, 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2014 Huffington Post - 1964: A Year of Beginnings Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 27, 2014 Norton to Moderate Plenary Panel at the Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary Conference at Tougaloo College in Mississippi, Saturday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 18, 2014 Norton to Speak at Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Freedom Summer at U.S. Capitol Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 10, 2014 Norton Gets Amendment to Prevent Racial Profiling Passed by Historically Unproductive House Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 30, 2014 Maya Angelou Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 28, 2014 Norton Statement on Passing of Maya Angelou Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 11, 2014 Norton Calls on D.C. Residents to Carry on the Call for D.C. Statehood, Following Floor Speeches this Week Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 Senate D.C. Budget and Legislative Autonomy Bills Introduced, Boost for D.C. Home Rule Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 District of Columbia Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Norton to Highlight D.C. Casualties in War Today in Call for D.C. Statehood on House Floor in Advance of Emancipation Day Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Grant the District of Columbia Statehood in the Union Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Norton to Kick Off Special Call for D.C. Statehood on House Floor in Advance of Emancipation Day, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Taxation Without Representation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 28, 2014 Norton Says Latest UN Human Rights Committee Criticism of U.S. Treaty Violation on D.C. Voting Rights Calls for Urgent Action from the Administration and Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2013 Norton Hails Appointment of D.C. Resident Lorraine Miller as Interim NAACP President Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Calls March on Washington a Worthy Encore to 1963 March, but Says Tangible Results Harder to Achieve Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 27, 2013 NPCA - A Legacy Marches On: Making History in the National Parks Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Aug. 27, 2013 Norton Calls March on Washington a Worthy Encore to 1963 March, but Says Tangible Results Harder to Achieve Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 24, 2013 Norton to Speak at Rally Tomorrow to Ensure Recognition of D.C. Statehood at 2013 March on Washington Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 19, 2013 Norton, a Staff Member of the 1963 March on Washington, to Make Appearances for the 50th Anniversary of the March Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 6, 2013 Norton to Speak at D.C. Bill Signings in Memory of Murdered Transgender D.C. Resident Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 24, 2013 Norton Statement at Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Inaugural Event Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 18, 2013 Norton and Davis Announce First Black Men and Boys Congressional Caucus Event Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2013 Norton Focuses on a Federal Civil Rights Remedy and a Lasting Legacy for Trayvon Martin Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 25, 2013 Norton Says Voting Rights Act Formula the Supreme Court Nullified Today Worked, but Accepts the Challenge to Revise it Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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