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May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of The House of Representatives and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of The House of Representatives - Grijalva, Kirkpatrick Call on Congress to Respond to Zika Threa 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 12, 2016 Norton Says Republicans Rushing to Mark Up Bill to Repeal D.C. Budget Autonomy Law in Time for Appropriations Process Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Norton Joins Cannabis Business Leaders at Capitol Hill Press Conference Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Hearing of the Government Operations Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Norton, Hearing on "D.C. Home Rule: Examining the Intent of Congress in the District of Columbia Home Rule Act of 1973" 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 11, 2016 House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill 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 9, 2016 Norton and Home-Rule Coalition to Lead Defense of D.C. Laws During Upcoming Appropriations Process While Mayor Bowser and D.C. Go Forward with Budget Autonomy Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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 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 4, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Calling on President Obama to Keep Sudan Humanitarian Crisis a High Priority 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 Letter to The Honorable Sall Jewell, Secretary U.S. Department of the Interior - Urging DOI to End Dangerous Oil & Gas Drilling in the Arctic Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 2, 2016 Letter to Senator Dan Coats, Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, and Representative Carolyn Maloney, Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee - Request for Joint Economic Committee Study on Economic Impact of HBCUS 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
May 2, 2016 To Commemorate Public Service Recognition Week, Norton Announces She Will Introduce Resolution to Honor Federal Workers Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, John Kerry, Secretary of the U.S. Department of State- Congressional Call for Federal Government to Grant Temporary Protected Status to Ecuadorian Nationals Following Tragic Earthquake 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
May 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sally Jewell, Secretary of the US Department of the Interior - Protecting Arctic Ecosystem Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 29, 2016 Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act 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 28, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Members of Congress Call on USDA to Protect Marine Mammals 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 28, 2016 President Obama Nominates Two Norton Recommendations for U.S. District Court Judges 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 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns 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 27, 2016 Quigley, Quiet Skies Caucus Introduce Airplane Impacts Mitigation Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 27, 2016 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 25, 2016 Norton Thanks Senators Johnson and Carper for Committee Confirmation of Three D.C. Superior Court Nominees Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 22, 2016 Letter to Prince Abdullah bin Faisal bin Turki Al-Saud, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the United States - Saudi LGBTQ Community and Human Rights in Saudi Arabia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 22, 2016 Norton Says Treasury Department Assistance to Struggling D.C. Homeowners and Communities is Welcome to Mitigate D.C.'s Affordable Housing Crisis Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 22, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Thank You For Removing Atlantic States From Offshore Drilling Program Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement 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 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 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 Norton Bill to Place D.C. Seal with State Seals in the Library of Congress Main Reading Room Passes Committee 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 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 19, 2016 Norton Not Surprised D.C. Resident Will Not Be Retried for Arrest at Congressional Hearing Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jon Jarvis, Director, National Park Service - Urging NPS to Focus on Diversity Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 18, 2016 Norton Says Supreme Court Should Uphold President Obama's Constitutional Immigration Executive Actions to Keep Families Together Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Norton Praises Mayor Bowser's New Effort to Have D.C. Residents Vote on Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Norton Praises Mayor Bowser's New Effort to Have D.C. Residents Vote on Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call to Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medical Marijuana Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 15, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services - Reduce Financial Barriers to Vaccines 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 14, 2016 At Second Markup of Already-Passed D.C. Voucher Bill, Norton Predicts Republicans Will Fund Bill Without Senate Action Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 14, 2016 Taxation Without Representation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 13, 2016 On 155th Anniversary of Civil War's Start, Norton Introduces Bill to Preserve D.C. Region Civil War Defenses Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 13, 2016 House And Senate Lawmakers Stand With Team 26, Call For Action To Prevent Gun Violence 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 12, 2016 Introduction of the Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 12, 2016 Norton Says the Persistence of Sandy Hook Riders Inspires Action in D.C. and Nationwide for Gun Safety Laws 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 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana 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
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
April 1, 2016 Norton Says No April Fools': Washington Monument Elevator Down for the Second Time this Week Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 1, 2016 Norton Thanks Pelosi and Hoyer for Declining to Join Republican House Leaders' Amicus Brief Filed Today to Overturn Favorable D.C. Budget Autonomy Ruling Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 1, 2016 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan Rep. Eleanor Norton Newark, NJ
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 29, 2016 Honda Leads Congressional Letter in Support of Presidential Gun Violence Initiatives Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 29, 2016 On Call with National Mall Superintendent, Norton Learns of Steps to Solve Chronic Washington Monument Elevator Problems Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 28, 2016 Norton Was on Lockdown in the Capitol, Gives Kudos to Capitol Police Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Culberson, Chairman and The Honorable Mike Honda, Acting Ranking Member, Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee - Alzheimer's Programs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 24, 2016 Letter to- The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman and The Honorable Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority AIDS Initiative Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Tom Cole and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, House Appropriations Committee - Gun Violence Research Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations Subcomittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable John Culbertson, Chairman of the Subcomittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Michael M. Honda, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Computer Science for All Funding 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 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 22, 2016 Letter to Chairman Calvert and Ranking Member McCollum - Call to Support Chesapeake Bay Program Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 22, 2016 Letter to Chairman Ken Calvert and Ranking Member Betty McCollum of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - Fully Fund the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) Program Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
March 22, 2016 Norton Introduces Bill to Help Get Unemployed Youth Back to Work by Expanding AmeriCorps 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
March 21, 2016 Introduction of the Promoting National Service and Reducing Unemployment Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 18, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Computer Science Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Importance of Public Health-Centered Approach to International Drug Policy Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 17, 2016 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research 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 17, 2016 Norton Questioning Gets Snyder to Admit State Officials to Blame for Flint Water Crisis Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Letter to Crenshaw and Serrano - Invest In Small Business Exports Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 16, 2016 Norton Statement on WMATA Inspections and Scheduled Reopening Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Norton Releases Letter Showing No Lead in D.C.'s Water After Hearing on Flint Water Crisis Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, and Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Memeber, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, House on Appropriations - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Budget Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Ken Calvert, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies and the Hon. Betty McCollum, Ranking Member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies - On the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mike Simpson, Chairman, and Honorable Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Memeber, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, House on Appropriations - Fund Israel Energy Cooperation Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 11, 2016 Letter to the House Appropriations Committee - Adequate Funding for Wall Street Sheriff in Fiscal Year 2017 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Take Action on Sources of Methane Emissions Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Save Senior Programs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Letter to Edith Ruiz, Chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commissioner, Terrell McSweeny, Federal Trade Commissioner, Maureen Ohlhausen, Federal Trade Commissioner, and Joshua Wright, Federal Trade Commissioner - Conversion Therapy Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
March 2, 2016 Norton Gets Two Priorities Passed in GSA Reform Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 2, 2016 Introduction of the No Lead in the Air Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 29, 2016 Letter to Secretary Burwell and Acting Secretary King - Urge to Encourage Adequate Health Screenings for High School Athletes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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