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July 12, 2016 Letter to Thomas R. Kane, Acting Director, Federal Bureau of Prisons- Seeking Equitable Treatment for D.C. Residents Regarding Bureau of Prisons' Policies Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 27, 2016 Norton Roundtable Part of House Democrats' National Day of Action Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 21, 2016 Norton Says Schweikert Becomes Latest Republican to Go After D.C. Gun Safety Laws in Wake of Orlando Attack Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 20, 2016 Norton Blasts Massie and Palmer for Filing Amendments to Overturn D.C. Gun Safety Laws and Protections for D.C. LGBT Students in Wake of Orlando Attack Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington,DC
May 26, 2016 Norton's Recommendation for U.S. Marshal for the District of Columbia, Patrick Burke, Confirmed by Senate Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State - Pushing for Investigation of Murder of Honduran Human Rights Defender Berta Cáceres Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Norton Thanks Senate Judiciary Committee for Confirmation of Patrick Burke, Her U.S. Marshal Recommendation 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
March 21, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Give Local Clemency Authority to D.C. Mayor Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2016 Norton Gets D.C. Returning Citizens Covered by Incentive-Based Bill to Reduce Recidivism and Prepare BOP Inmates for Reentry Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2015 Norton Delivers CBC Message to America on Helping Reduce Recidivism for Returning Citizens Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2015 Letter to Charles Samuels, Jr., Federal Bureau of Prisons - Arts and Education Initiatives Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 21, 2015 Letter to Tom Wheeler, FCC Chairman - Inmate Calling Services Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 3, 2015 Norton Resolution Calls Out Congress for Undermining Local Gun Safety Laws and Honors Victims Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Bernard Aronson, Special Envoy on Colombia - Colombia Peace Negotiations Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Norton to Thank We the People for Sensible Gun Laws for Three Years of Monday Demonstrations in Front of White House Demanding Gun Safety Reform Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 21, 2015 Norton Warns of Limits of U.S. Capitol Police Search Powers on Capitol Grounds 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 14, 2015 Speech of Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton - Recognizing Our Nation's Community Corrections Professionals Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 9, 2015 As Congress Struggles on How to Deal with Guantanamo Bay, Norton Will Travel to Detention Facility with Congressional Delegation, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 3, 2015 Norton Says Navy Yard Incident Shows Need for Coordinated Drills with Residents and Law Enforcement in New Era of Lone Wolf Attacks Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 19, 2015 Norton Says Charleston Shooting is a Tragedy for the Nation with a Lesson for the District Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 18, 2015 Letter to Kim Dine, Chief U.S. Capitol Police - Norton Seeks Clarification From U.S. Capitol Police After Arrest of Peaceful D.C. Resident at Congressional Hearing Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Ahead of Thursday's Campus Sexual Assault Roundtable, Norton Introduces Resolution to Designate September as "National Campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month" Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 9, 2015 Letter to Karol Mason, Assistant Attorney General - Establishment of Local Task Forces on 21st Century Policing Now, in Light of North Charleston Shooting Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 8, 2015 Norton Says South Carolina Police Shooting Response Shows Impact of National Racial Profiling Demonstrations, Calls on Congress to Pass Her Bill Encouraging Best Police Practices Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 6, 2015 Norton to Host Roundtable on Combating Sexual Assault on DC College Campuses, April 23 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Norton to Host Press Conference with Sandy Hook Riders to Call on Congress to Pass Sensible Gun Reform, Tuesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 12, 2015 Norton Says Behavior Incidents with Secret Service Agents Demand Attention to Over-Burdened Officers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Full Funding of National Violent Death Reporting System 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
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of Health and Human Services - Protect LGBT Unaccompanied Minors Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 26, 2014 Norton's East of the River Town Hall Produces Action on Crime at Shepherd Parkway and Kenilworth Parks Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 25, 2014 Norton Says Despite Grand Jury Decision in Michael Brown Shooting, Two Great National Issues Emerge from the Shadows Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2014 Letter to Ronnie Goldberg, Senior Counsel for the US Council for International Business - Combatting Gender-Based Violence in the Workplace Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League, Allan Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association, Gerry Bettman, Commissioner of the Natural Hockey League, and Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer - Responding to and Preventing Violent Crimes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2014 Norton Asks Residents to Join Her in Honoring Those Lost in 2013 Navy Yard Shooting Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 8, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Human Trafficking Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 4, 2014 Norton Says DOJ Civil Rights Investigation of Police Practices in Ferguson was Mandatory Following Michael Brown Tragedy Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 15, 2014 Norton Says Ferguson Needs Community Not Militarized Policing Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 5, 2014 Massie Offers Flawed Explanation for Refusal to Introduce Bill Allowing Guns in Capitol and Federal Buildings Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 14, 2014 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee - Sexual Assaults on Commercial Airline Flights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 9, 2014 Norton Speaks at FCC Session on Perfecting Reforms that Reduce Inmate Call Costs & Contemplates Further Reforms Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jonathan B. Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service and Robert D. MacLean, Acting Chief of the United States Park Police - Public Safety in Sherman Circle Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 12, 2014 Home Rule for the Nation's Capital Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 11, 2014 Norton Applauds Holder Announcement for Retroactive Prison Sentence Reductions Made at Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Forum Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, and Samantha Power, US Ambassador to the United Nations - Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 1, 2014 Decriminalizing Marijuana Laws Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 9, 2014 Norton Gets Commitment from Chair and Ranking Member of T&I Committee to Move Forward to Require Collection of Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 8, 2014 Norton to Offer Her Bill to Require FAA to Keep Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes as an Amendment, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 25, 2014 The Introduction of the Protecting Airline Passengers From Sexual Assaults Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 20, 2014 Norton to Introduce Bill to Require FAA to Keep Statistics on Sexual Assaults on Airplanes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Jan. 31, 2014 Norton Says Report Shows that Navy Yard Shooting was Preventable Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General, US Postal Service - Questions Following Tragic Murder of Postal Service Worker Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 22, 2013 Norton Says Denial of Petitions to Stay FCC Prison Phone Rate Order Marks Another Victory for Fair Rates and Successful Reintegration Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Chair Shaheen, Schumer, Alexander, and Miller Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 2, 2013 Norton Statement on Tragic Shooting of the First TSA Agent Ever Killed in the Line of Duty, Gerardo I. Hernandez, and the Meaning for Federal Employees Nationwide Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 1, 2013 President Obama Signs Five-Year Reauthorization of U.S. Parole Commission Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2013 Norton Applauds Five-Year Reauthorization of U.S. Parole COmmission, Chaired by Former D.C. Police Chief Isaac Fulwood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Form Independent Investigation Panel Following Navy Yard Shooting Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 8, 2013 Norton, Chair of CBC Working Group, Says New Phone Rates Critical to Successful Reentry From Prison 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 15, 2013 Norton Focuses on a Federal Civil Rights Remedy and a Lasting Legacy for Trayvon Martin Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 10, 2013 Norton to Speak on Exorbitant Prison Phone Rates and her Efforts to Resolve the Issue at FCC Inmate Calling Services Workshop, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 10, 2013 Norton to Speak to Incarcerated Women for Mother's Day Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2013 Introduction of the Racial Profiling Prevention Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 3, 2013 Norton Briefing on Inauguration Shows Lessons Learned and Security Sensitive to Keeping D.C. Open for Business Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 16, 2012 Norton Reports Increasing Success in Housing D.C. Offenders Within the District Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 16, 2012 Norton Reports Increasing Success in Housing D.C. Offenders Within the District Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 10, 2012 Norton Applauds Senate Passage of Vital D.C. Law Enforcement Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2012 Commission on Black Men and Boys Trayvon Martin Roundtable Tonight Seeks Solutions for D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 4, 2012 Letter to Chairman Wolf and Ranking Member Fattah Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 28, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H. Con. Res. 112, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 30, 2011 Norton Fights to Remove Anti-Home-Rule Provision and Calls on Justice Department to Withdraw Support Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Director Robert S. Mueller Federal Bureau of Investigation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 20, 2011 Norton Applauds Reauthorization of U.S. Parole Commission, Chaired by Former D.C. Police Chief Isaac Fulwood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2011 Letter to Chairman James E. Donal Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
July 18, 2011 Norton Works With Senator Akaka To Introduce Vital D.C. Law Enforcement Bill Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2011 Norton Speaks on Effects of Gun Trafficking on D.C. at Press Conference Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 4, 2011 Commission on Black Men & Boys Roundtable on Gangs, Cliques, and Crew, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 29, 2011 Roundtable to Explore Gangs, Cliques, and Crews in DC Next Thursday Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Jan. 12, 2011 Expressing Sense of House Regarding Arizona Shooting Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2011 Norton Asks Members to Live By Giffords' Words and Courage Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2011 Norton's Statement on Shooting in Arizona Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2010 Norton Has Good Conversations with Senators on New Beginnings Juvenile Facility Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 1, 2010 Norton's Judicial Nominees Expected to Be Confirmed by Senate Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 18, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clemency for Johnathan Pollard Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 4, 2010 Norton's Youth Violence Roundtable to Feature Commission on Black Men and Boys and Young Men Who Faced Crime in D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2010 Letter To Jonathan B. Jarvis, Director, National Park Service Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2010 Introduction Of The United States Parole Commission Authorization Act Of 2010 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2010 Norton Hearing Reveals Poor Practices by BOP And Halfway Houses Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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