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Dec. 21, 2017 House Approves Bills to Enhance Veteran Job Opportunities and Combat Human Trafficking Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 19, 2017 Letter to David Pekoske, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration - Norton Writes TSA Administrator About Continued Problems with TSA Recognizing D.C. Licenses Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 8, 2017 At Hearing on Self-Driving Trucks, Norton Says Congress Must Take Action to Help Workers Transition Skills to New Jobs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 12, 2017 Norton Pushes for Federal Financial Incentives for Localities like D.C. that Use Local Dollars for Transportation and Infrastructure Projects Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 10, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Drug Testing for Opioids Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 27, 2017 Providing for Consideration of H.r. 3823, Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017, and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 5, 2017 Norton Amendments to Prevent States from Racially Profiling and to Increase Section 8 Housing Vouchers to be Considered by Rules Committee, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 1, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Brock Long, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Transit Security Grant Program Funds Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 27, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Urging the Secretary to Reconsider Controversial Changes to INFRA Grant Program Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Sam Graves, Chairman of Subcommittee on Highways and Transit - Hearing on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Program Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 22, 2017 Norton Airplane Noise Provisions Included in House FAA Reauthorization Bill, Will Offer Amendment to Add D.C. to Study on Health Impact of Airplane Noise Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 20, 2017 Ahead of Release of FAA Reauthorization Bill, Norton Introduces Bill to Ban Use of E-Cigarettes and Vaping Devices on Airplanes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 6, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Bill Shuster, Chairman, and the Honorable Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Hearing on Electronic Devices on Airplanes Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 2, 2017 Norton Gets Airlines to Commit to Promoting Passenger Customer Service Rights Using Simplified Language Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 2, 2017 Norton Gets Airlines to Commit to Promoting Passenger Customer Service Rights Using Simplified Language Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 1, 2017 Norton to Press Airline Officials on Treatment of Customers at Committee Hearing She Requested, Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 1, 2017 In First Trump Spending Bill, Released Today, Norton Prevents Any New Anti-Home Rule Riders, Maintains $40 Million for DCTAG Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 11, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Bill Shuster, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Hon. Frank LoBiondo, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Aviation, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Hon. Peter J. DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Hon. Rick Larsen, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Aviation, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee - Violent Removal of United Airlines Passenger Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2017 Norton Wants Hearing on Abusive Removal of United Airlines Passenger from Flight Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Thune, Chairman and the Hon. Bill Nelson, Ranking Member of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, the Hon. Bill Shuster, Chairman, and the Hon. Peter A. DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure - No Changes to Reagan National Airport Perimeter Rule Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to Chairwoman Collins, Ranking Member Reed, Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Price, Congressional Appropriators - Federal Investment in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 5, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of US Department of Transportation - Proposals for Increased Investment in National Transportation Infrastructure Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, the Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member - Mass Transit Security Funding Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Rodney P. Frelinghuysen and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Committee on Appropriations Chairman and Ranking Member, and the Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart and the Honorable David Price, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Chairman and Ranking Member - Funding the FAST Act in FY 2018 Budget Rep. Eleanor Norton Unknown
Feb. 23, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office - Requesting Report on WMATA Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2017 Roll Call - Getting Metro Safety Back on Track Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 16, 2017 National Capital Region Members Introduce Joint Resolution to Establish the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2016 Letter to Donald Trump, President-Elect - Protect American Jobs and Security, Reject NAI Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Supporting Second Memorial Bridge Grant Application Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations and the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, the Hon. David Price, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation - Don't Shortchange Surface Transportation Funding in the Continuing Resolution Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 14, 2016 Letter to Joseph Clancy, Director of the United States Secret Service, Bob Vogel, Regional Director of the National Capital Region of the National Park Service, and Leif Dormsjo, Director of the District Department of Transportation - Bike and Pedestrian Lanes Being Blocked Due to the Inauguration Ceremony Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 20, 2016 Norton Submits Statement Opposing Permanent Late Night Metro Service Cuts and Proposing Methods for Achieving Appropriate Options Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 4, 2016 Norton Says Proposal to Permanently End Metro's Late-Night Service Will Drive Riders Away, Hurt Regional Economy, and Disproportionately Impact Suburban and Low-Income Residents Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief Rep. Eleanor Norton Newark, NJ
July 15, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury - Urging Investigation into Chinese Railcar Deal that Threatens National Security Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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, 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
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
May 26, 2016 Introduction of the Save Our Communities From Risky Trains Act of 2016 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 Rickety Patchwork Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 29, 2015 Patchwork Extensions Aren't Good Enough 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 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II 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 House Democrats Introduce Long-Term Transportation Bill, Funded in Part by Cracking Down on Corporate Tax Inversions Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 13, 2015 Short-Term Highway Fund Extensions Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 10, 2015 Transportation Infrastructure 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 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, 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 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 4, 2015 Transportation, Housing, Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 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 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 DeFazio, T&I Democrats Introduce GROW AMERICA Act to Set Robust Long-Term Surface Transportation Investment Levels Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015 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
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