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June 14, 2016 Letter to Administrator Michael Huerta, and Eastern Region Administrator Carmine Gallo of the Federal Aviation Administration - Protesting Flight Paths Over D.C. Neighborhoods Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 14, 2016 Norton Raises Urgency of Rebuilding Memorial Bridge at Hearing Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 Letter to Ash Carter, Secretary, Department of Defense- Capital Region Delegation Continues to Press for Quiet Skies Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 18, 2016 National Capital Region Delegation Hosts Meeting with Metro on SafeTrack Plan Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 11, 2016 Letter to Paul Wiedefeld, General Manager, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority- Requesting Details of WMATA's SafeTrack Maintenance Plan Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
May 6, 2016 Norton to Question WMATA Officials on Unprecedented Safety Overhaul at Hearing this Month; Says Region's Immediate Priority Should Be on Establishing State Safety Oversight Agency Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 3, 2016 Norton Meets with Secretary Foxx to Discuss NTSB Findings and WMATA Safety Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 2, 2016 Norton Visits Site of CSX Derailment; Will Meet with FRA Officials, Wednesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 28, 2016 Norton Says Secretary Foxx's Appointments to WMATA Board Show Rider Safety Comes First Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Quigley, Quiet Skies Caucus Introduce Airplane Impacts Mitigation Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 19, 2016 Norton Thanks Blumenthal for Getting Her Bill Banning Use of E-Cigarettes and Other Electronic Smoking Devices on Airplanes in Senate-Passed FAA Reauthorization Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, U.S. Department of Transportation - National Capital Region Members Endorse Memorial Bridge Grant Application Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 12, 2016 Letter to Jonathan Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service - Warner, Kaine, Beyer, Connolly, Norton Call for NPS, Regional Collaboration on Memorial Bridge Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 8, 2016 Letter to Bob Vogel, National Capital Regional Director of the National Park Service - Schedule Long-Delayed Fort Dupont Road Repaving Project Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Appropriatoins Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Transit Security Grant Program Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Letter to- The Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart, Chariman and The Honorable David Price, Ranking Member, House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee-TIGER Grants Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Norton Statement on WMATA Inspections and Scheduled Reopening Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Let States Experiment With Alternative Funding Mechanisms For Highway Trust Fund Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2015 Norton Says Her Bill in Tax Extenders Bill Erasing Tax Break Preference for Parking over Transit Commuter Benefits is a Major Victory for Public Transit Users and Metro Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 10, 2015 Norton, Larsen, and DeFazio Continue Push For Pedestrian And Bicyclist Safety Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2015 Hoyer and the National Capital Region House Delegation Meet with New Metro General Manager Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2015 Conference Report on H.R. 22, Surface Transportation Reauthorization And Reform Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2015 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015, Part II Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 5, 2015 Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act Receives Overwhelming House Support Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Nov. 5, 2015 Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 22, Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 3, 2015 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2015 Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2015 Committee Leaders Introduce Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2015 Comstock Joins Norton and Edwards to Introduce Protect Riders of Metrorail Public Transportation Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2015 Introduction of the Protect Riders of Metrorail Public Transportation Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2015 Norton Says NTSB's Urgent Safety Oversight Recommendation for WMATA Demonstrates Need for Stronger Federal Oversight Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 24, 2015 Norton Statement on FTA Approval of WMATA's Safety Corrective Action Plan Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 15, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman on Ways and Means Committee and Sander Levin, Ranking Member on Committee on Ways and Means - Restore Transit Tax Benefit Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2015 Blog: The Republican Budget is a Roadblock to Rebuilding Our Nation's Infrastructure Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 29, 2015 Patchwork Extensions Aren't Good Enough Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 29, 2015 Rickety Patchwork Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 23, 2015 Speech of Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton - Honoring Maria Harrison Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2015 House Democrats Introduce Long-Term Transportation Bill, Funded in Part by Cracking Down on Corporate Tax Inversions Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 15, 2015 Letter to Bill Shuster, Member US House of Representatives, and Peter DeFazio, Member US House of Representatives - Aircraft Noise Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
July 15, 2015 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Short-Term Highway Fund Extensions Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 10, 2015 Norton Monitoring New CSX Rail Safety Features as Work on CSX Tunnel Project Ramps Up Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 10, 2015 Transportation Infrastructure Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 9, 2015 Letter to Joseph Clancy and Jonathan Jarvis, United States Secret Service - Danger to Cyclists and Pedestrians Caused by Repeated Pennsylvania Ave. Closures Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 22, 2015 After Dedicating 2009 Metro Crash Memorial, Norton to Introduce Bill to Give Education Grants to D.C. National Guard In Memory of Victim Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 17, 2015 Norton Says FTA's WMATA Safety Report Shows Urgent Need for Oversight Reform and Restoration of Federal Safety Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 Comstock Joins National Capital Region House Delegation Wanting Continuous Monitoring to Improve the Safety Culture at WMATA after Briefing with FTA Officials Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 National Capital Region House Delegation Wants Continuous Monitoring to Improve the Safety Culture at WMATA after Briefing with FTA Officials Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 11, 2015 Norton to Speak at Launch of DC Circulator National Mall Route, Friday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 9, 2015 Letter to Jack Requa, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Interim General Manager and Chief Executive Officer - Demanding Immediate Action to Ensure all Power Cable Connector Assemblies are Properly Installe Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
June 9, 2015 Letter to Jack Requa, Interim General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Safety Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 4, 2015 DC-Area Delegation "Deeply Disappointed' by House Cut of $50 Million in Federal Commitment to Metro in Appropriations Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 4, 2015 Transportation, Housing, Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 4, 2015 Norton Racial Profiling Amendment Passed on House Floor Today After Ferguson and Baltimore Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 3, 2015 Transportation, Housing, Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 At Arlington Memorial Bridge Press Conference, Norton Announces Her Bill to Replace Federal Roads and Bridges Like Memorial Bridge Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 28, 2015 Norton Says Arlington Memorial Bridge Lane Closures are a Major Regional Headache and Signal National Transportation Infrastructure Crisis Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 DeFazio, T&I Democrats Introduce GROW AMERICA Act to Set Robust Long-Term Surface Transportation Investment Levels Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 14, 2015 After Tuesday's Derailment, Norton Says Amtrak Should Withhold Proposal of 12-Hour Shifts and Reduced Layovers for Train & Engine Service Employees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Pass a Surface Transportation Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
May 12, 2015 Highway Trust Fund Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2015 Norton Features H Street Bridge to Put a Face on Her Campaign for a Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Joint Committee Hearing on Revenue Options to Fund Long-Term Surface Transportation Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Letter to John Thune, Chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Bill Nelson, Ranking Member of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Bill Shuster, Chairman of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Committee of Transportation and Infrastructure - Maintain Current Flight Rules at Reagan National & Dulles Airports 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
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
April 29, 2015 Statement from the National Capital Region Congressional Delegation on the Proposal to Reduce Federal Funding for Metro Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Norton Public Meeting to Seek a Lasting Solution to Neighborhood Airplane Noise, May 5 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Introduction of the United States Commisson on an Open Society with Security Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Norton Decries House Appropriations Committee for Slashing WMATA Safety Funds Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 The Introduction of the Bill to Ensure that the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Complies with Federal Auditing Standards 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 24, 2015 After Inspector General's Draft Report Finds Major Flaws in MWAA's Auditing Process, Norton Will Introduce Bill to Make MWAA Comply with Federal Auditing and Contracting Regulations Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 23, 2015 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Letter to Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations, Mike Simpson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations, and Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations - Harbor Maintenance Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
March 17, 2015 Middle Class Economics Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 10, 2015 Norton to Be Honored at COMTO's "Women Who Move the Nation" Awards Ceremony, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 9, 2015 Norton to Make Urgent Call for Transit and Bus Funds and for Long-Term Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill at APTA's Legislative Conference, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Norton Gets Commitment from FAA on Airplane Noise Issues Impacting D.C. Residents Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 Introduction of the Transit Tax Parity Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2015 Norton Calls on Metro to Implement Real-Time Emergency Response Training in Metro Tunnels and to Resolve Workers' Fear of Using Non-Punitive Safety Reporting Following January 12 Accident Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Norton to Use Today's NTSB Recommendations on Metro Ventilation Failures at Upcoming Congressional Metro Hearing Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, United States Representatives - Highway Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Norton Says February 24 Start Date and Plan for I-395/3rd Street Tunnel Project Shows New Start Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Fearing Metro Fare Increases and Service Cuts, Norton Again Pushes for Permanent Commuter Transit Benefit Parity Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2015 Norton Calls on Office of National Capital Region Coordination to Support WMATA, D.C., and Region in Improving Emergency Response Procedures Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2015 Norton Demands Answers at FAA Hearing Regarding Airplane Noise Complaints from D.C. Residents; Announces Community Roundtable Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 22, 2015 Norton Elected as Ranking Member of Highways and Transit Subcommittee, Will Help Write Upcoming Surface Transportation Bill, Secures other Subcommittees for D.C. Priorities Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2015 Norton Secures NTSB Briefings for Members and for Staff on Monday's Metro Incident Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2015 Norton Asks for Regional Briefing on Yesterday's Metro Incident Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Pedestrian and Biciclist Safety Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2014 James L. Oberstar Memorial Highway Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 26, 2014 Norton Condemns Latest Republican Attempt to Ban D.C. Speed and Traffic Cameras Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow Appropriately-Trained Military Doctors to Treat Ebola Patients and Resist Travel Ban Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2014 Letter to Paul Irving, Sergeant at Arms of the U.S. House of Representative - Meet with Religious Organizations and the Community on Changing Road Races to Sundays Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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