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Aug. 11, 2016 Norton Monitoring of D.C. Workers Hired at Federal Construction Sites Continues to Yield Positive Hiring Results for D.C. Residents Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Prohibit LGBT Discrimination in Government Contracting Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 Federal Information Systems Safeguards Act of 2016 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 16, 2016 Norton Releases Latest Jobs and Small Business Statistics at D.C. Federal Construction Projects and Announces Senate Funds for DHS Headquarters Consolidation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 23, 2016 Public Buildings Reform and Savings Act of 2016 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 5, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States- Expand Access to Retirement Savings through Executive Order Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 2, 2016 To Commemorate Public Service Recognition Week, Norton Announces She Will Introduce Resolution to Honor Federal Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 29, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General at the US Government Accountability Office - Request GAO Report on Federal Advertising Contracts with Minority-Owned Newspapers and Media Companies Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 21, 2016 Introduction of the District of Columbia Courts and Public Defender Service Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 21, 2016 Norton Introduces Bill to Allow D.C. Courts and Public Defender Service to Offer Buyouts to Employees 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
April 7, 2016 Developers Responding to Norton's Public Tracking of D.C. Residents and Small Businesses on Federal Construction Projects Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 31, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Fight The Wage Gap Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 22, 2016 Norton Introduces Bill to Help Get Unemployed Youth Back to Work by Expanding AmeriCorps Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2016 Introduction of the Reducing Long-Term Unemployment Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2016 Norton Introduces Incentive-Based Bill to Encourage Businesses to Hire Long-Term Unemployed Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2016 Norton and Wittman Introduce Bill to Protect Due Process Rights of Federal Employees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 1, 2016 Introduction of A Bill to Clarify Certain Due Process Rights of Federal Employees Serving in Sensitive Positions Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2016 Cummings, Scott, Meng, and Norton Applaud House Passage of Bill to Protect Interns Against Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 6, 2015 Norton Says District Officials Are Leading the Way with 16-Week Paid Leave Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 25, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Land and Water Conservation Fund Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 16, 2015 The Introduction of the Congress Leads by Example Act of 2015 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 29, 2015 Norton Calls on Republicans to Bring to Floor Bills to Protect Interns from Workplace Discrimination and Harassment Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 22, 2015 Senator Sanders, Congressional Progressive Caucus Introduce Bill to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 21, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the United States Department of Labor - Comments on "Definition of the Term 'Fiduciary'; Conflict of Interest Rule - Retirement Investment Advice" Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 19, 2015 Norton, Former EEOC Chair, Says Commission Decision That Title VII Covers LGBTQ Job Discrimination Follows Logic of Court Decisions Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2015 Letter to Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, John McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Jack Reed, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee - Sections of the National Defense Authorization Act Could Negatively Effect DOD Civilian Employees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2015 Cummings, House Democrats Raise Concerns About NDAA Provisions That Negatively Affect Federal Employees 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 26, 2015 Paved the Way for Today's Historic Same-Sex Marriage Decision, ENDA Should Be Next Priority Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 15, 2015 Letter to Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Norton Wants Department of Labor to Investigate Denial of Restroom Access to Bus Drivers Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 11, 2015 The Introduction of the Federal Employee Short-Term Disability Insurance Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
May 7, 2015 To Commemorate Public Service Recognition Week, Norton Announces She Will Introduce Resolution to Honor Federal Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 1, 2015 13 Republicans Vote with Democrats; Norton Gears Up for Appropriations Fight Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Cummings Condemns Republican Vote toUndermine Reproductive Rights in D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Norton to Speak at Rally Where Low-Wage Senate Contract Workers Are Striking for a Living Wage, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, and Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - President's Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Introduction of the Fair Pay Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Norton Commemorates Equal Pay Day by Introducing Bill to Protect Women from Wage Discrimination in Gender-Based Jobs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Equal Employment Opportunity Programs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Norton Gearing Up for Defense in the House of D.C.'s Anti-Bias Bills Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Norton Calls on House Republicans to Be Consistent, Apply New Budget's Principles to D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 Beyer--Wittman Bill Protects DHS Employees' Pay from Shutdown Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 House Democrats Introduce Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act To Provide 6 Weeks Of Paid Leave Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2015 House Democrats introduce Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Jan. 20, 2015 Republicans Launch First Attack on D.C. Home Rule of New Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2014 Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2014 Norton Says Final DOL Rule Brings First Federal Protection Against Bias to LGBT Americans Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Norton to Speak at Rally for Low-Wage Federal Contract Fast Food Workers, This Morning Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2014 Progressive Caucus Supports Striking Fast Food Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2014 Norton, Former EEOC Chair, Applauds Senate Confirmation of New EEOC Commissioner Charlotte Burrows and Second-Term General Counsel P. David Lopez Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 29, 2014 Norton Announces New Bill that Rewards Federal Government Contractors for Fair Labor Practices 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. 22, 2014 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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 14, 2014 Norton to Open Briefing on Mobilizing Women to Defeat Income Inequality that Burdens Senior Years, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 2, 2014 Norton Says Final DOL Rule Raising Minimum Wage for Federal Contract Workers to $10.10 Shows Activism Worked Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Stop Wasting Tax Dollars on Benghazi Committee and Create a Select Committee on Income Inequality Instead Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Norton, Former EEOC Chair, Says New DOL LGBT Directive is a Major Anti-Discrimination Milestone Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 31, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 29, 2014 The Introduction of the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 28, 2014 Norton to Introduce Worker Protection Bill at Union Station Press Conference Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 22, 2014 Norton to Break Ground at Old Post Office Building, Welcomes Jobs & New Revenue to D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 21, 2014 Norton Says Obama's Executive Order Barring Discrimination Against LGBT Federal Contract Workers Follows Executive Precedents Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2014 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 2, 2014 Huffington Post - 1964: A Year of Beginnings Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 20, 2014 Norton Applauds Obama Administration for Historic Progress on LGBT Rights, Post-Windsor, Calls on Congress to Provide Full Equality Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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
June 10, 2014 Norton to Speak at Rally as Pressure Mounts for Congressional Action on Highway Trust Fund Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 28, 2014 Norton Seeks Answers from ICE and DOL Following Worker Intimidation Complaints Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 24, 2014 Norton to Hold Bipartisan Briefing on her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers, Monday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 23, 2014 Norton, a Former Chair of the EEOC, Says Tuesday's Supreme Court Decision Threatens Affirmative Action in Employment and Areas Across the Board Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 7, 2014 After 50 Years at Forefront of Fight for Equal Pay, Norton Celebrates Obama's Breakthrough Equal Pay Executive Actions on Equal Pay Day, Calls on Congress to Pass Legislation to Bring Equal Pay Act into 21st Century Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 31, 2014 Norton Says Today's Supreme Court Action Puts Burden on Congress to Pass her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2014 Introduction of the Promoting National Service and Reducing Unemployment Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2014 Norton Says President's Executive Order Raising the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Gives Congress a Challenge that Must Not Be Relaxed Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 9, 2014 Norton Requests Hearing on Her Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 13, 2013 Support Grows for Norton Bill to Restore Due Process Rights to Federal Workers, with Bipartisan Senate Introduction Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 5, 2013 Norton Calls on President to Act on Yesterday's Speech in Ward 8 by beginning Fair Wages in Federal Contracts Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 OPM Implements Norton's Bill to Give D.C. Residents Who are Federal Employees Equal Treatment Under the Hatch Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Norton to Introduce Back Pay Bill for Furloughed Federally Contracted Low-Wage Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 7, 2013 Norton Says Historic Senate Passage of Bill to End Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination Will Increase Pressure for Progress Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to General Manager Hawkins Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 4, 2013 Norton Says Historic Vote to End Workplace Sexual Orientation Discrimination is Overdue Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 1, 2013 Hoyer Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Protect Federal Employees' Pay 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 17, 2013 Norton to Speak at CPC Press Conference on Low-Wage Workers in Federal Facilities Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 24, 2013 Norton, a Former Chair of the EEOC, Sees a Reprieve in Today's Affirmative Action Ruling Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 23, 2013 Low-Wage Workers in Federal Facility Make a Powerful Statement with Help from Norton and other Members of Congress Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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