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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 26, 2017 Norton Introduces Bill to Require Federal Officials Serving D.C. to Live in the City, Putting D.C. in the Same Position as States and Territories Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 26, 2017 Norton Provision Ensures D.C. Government Will Stay Open if Federal Government Shuts Down Saturday Morning Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 24, 2017 Norton Says Next OGR Chair Should Respect D.C. Home Rule Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 4, 2017 Norton to Defend D.C. Bill Requiring Health Plans to Cover Contraceptives from Congressional Interference Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 21, 2017 Norton Continues to Defend D.C. Immigrant Program From Congressional Interference Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 20, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Courtesy of Consultation on Federal Law Enforcement Officials in D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 17, 2017 Norton to Introduce Bill to Give D.C. Local Authority Over D.C. National Guard, Next Week Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 16, 2017 Norton Blasts Garrett for Introducing Bill to Wipe Out D.C.'s Gun Safety Laws Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 15, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President of the United States - Urging Trump Administration to Rescind Executive Order Directing Federal Government to Withhold Federal Funds from Sanctuary Cities Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 10, 2017 Norton Says Committee-Passed "Divest DC' Resolution is a Gratuitous Assault on D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 2, 2017 Norton to Take Special-Order Time on House Floor on D.C. Statehood, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 1, 2017 Norton Releases Prepared Remarks for D.C. Statehood Press Conference Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2017 Norton to Host D.C. Statehood Press Conference with Mayor Bowser, Chairman Mendelson, and Senator Carper, Wednesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 17, 2017 Norton Cites a Victory as D.C.'s "Death with Dignity Act' Takes Effect Tomorrow, But Fight Continues Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Norton's Bill to Allow D.C. Courts and Public Defender Service to Offer Buyouts, Instead of Layoffs, Passes Committee Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 14, 2017 Norton Working to Prevent House Floor Vote on Nullifying D.C. Medical Aid-in-Dying Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2017 Norton to Continue Defending D.C. Medical Aid-in-Dying Bill After Committee Passes Disapproval Resolution Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2017 Norton Statement on FTA Decision to Withhold Transit Funds from D.C., Maryland and Virginia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 7, 2017 House Oversight Committee to Mark Up Bill to Nullify D.C.'s Death with Dignity Act, Monday Evening Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2017 Norton Gets Commitment from Republican Oversight Committee Leaders on Overreach into D.C. Affairs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2017 Norton Releases Prepared Remarks for Press Conference with Bowser, Mendelson to Defend D.C.'s Death with Dignity Act Ahead of Disapproval Resolution Markup Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2017 Norton Condemns House Committee Plan to Increase Interference in D.C.'s Local Affairs Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2017 Norton Says Republican Markup of Disapproval of D.C.'s Death with Dignity Act on Thursday, Without Allowing D.C. Officials to Defend It, is an Undemocratic Assault on D.C. Home Rule Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 25, 2017 Norton to Meet with National Weather Service Director on Promoting Snowfall Measurements Recorded in D.C. Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 24, 2017 Norton to Work with Senate Allies to Defeat House-Passed Anti-Choice Bill Targeting D.C. Women's Reproductive Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2017 House Committee Refuses to Allow Floor Vote on Norton Amendment Exempting D.C. from National Anti-Choice Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2017 Norton Begins Defense of D.C. Home Rule After Slew of Bills Introduced, Files Amendment to Exempt D.C. from National Anti-Choice Bill Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2017 Norton Pledges to Defeat Wicker Bill to Permanently Ban Local D.C. Funding for Abortion Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 18, 2017 Norton to Fight Another Rubio Bill Wiping Out D.C.'s Gun Safety Laws Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 18, 2017 Norton Condemns Bill Permanently Banning D.C. Funding for Abortion, Expected to Go to House Floor Next Week Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2017 Norton Blasts Lankford and Wenstrup for Introducing Bills to Block D.C.'s "Death with Dignity Act,' Violating Local Control Principles by Trampling on D.C. Home Rule Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 5, 2017 Norton Says New Signs Saying Guns Prohibited in U.S. Capitol Complex Highlight Hypocritical Efforts by Republicans to Overturn D.C.'s Gun Laws Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 3, 2017 Norton to Force House Floor Vote on Restoring D.C.'s Delegate Vote in Committee of the Whole, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 3, 2017 Norton Says Fight for Equal Citizenship Rights for D.C. Residents Has Only Begun After Republican Majority Denies Her Motion to Restore D.C. Delegate Vote Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Jan. 2, 2017 Norton to Speak at Swearing-In Ceremony for D.C. Council, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 29, 2016 Norton and Bowser to Urge House Republicans to Restore D.C.'s Delegate Vote, Tuesday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2016 Norton Will Defend D.C.'s "Death with Dignity Act' from Congressional Interference Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Dec. 7, 2016 Norton Protects Budget Autonomy Referendum, RHNDA, and Other D.C. Priorities in Continuing Resolution Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2016 Norton to Take Special Order Time on House Floor on D.C. Statehood, This Afternoon Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 17, 2016 Statehood for the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 16, 2016 Norton to Defend D.C.'s "Death with Dignity Act' from Congressional Interference Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Nov. 8, 2016 Norton Says Resounding Vote by D.C. Residents for Statehood Begins a New Chapter on the Road to Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2016 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Louis J. Milione, Deputy Assistant Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency, and Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Call to Address Provisions of the "Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp" Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 29, 2016 D.C. Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 7, 2016 Statehood for the District of Columbia Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 9, 2016 "Norton in Your Neighborhood' Tonight to Discuss Latest Issues with ANC 6D06 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 13, 2016 Norton Blasts Lee Bill Gutting D.C. Occupational Licensing Requirements, Creating New D.C. Council Committee Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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
July 6, 2016 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Restoring Access to Medication Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Pass Gun Safety Legislation and Give D.C. the Vote Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2017 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 9, 2016 As D.C. Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor, Norton Will Introduce Amendments to Remove Anti-Home-Rule Riders Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Lamar Smith, Chairman of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Defending Attorney Generalss in Anti-Climate Science Probe Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 31, 2016 Norton Poised to Defend D.C. Council-Passed Budget During Upcoming Congressional Review Period Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 30, 2016 Norton Resolution Honors D.C. Servicemembers Who Died Serving Their Country without Full Voting Rights Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 26, 2016 Norton Thanks Democratic Leaders for Strong Budget Autonomy Fight; Blasts Ryan for Deprecating Response to D.C. Residents' Local Spending Choices Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Norton to Fight with Senate Allies and President to Defeat Republican Attempts to Repeal D.C. Budget Autonomy Referendum Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Providing for Consideration of S. Energy Policy Modernization Act of Providing for Consideration of H.R. Clarifying Congressional Intent in Providing for DC Home Rule Act of and Providing for Proceedings During the Period From May Through June 2016 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 25, 2016 Clarifying Congressional Intent in Providing for DC Home Rule Act of 2016 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Norton Thanks White House for Issuing Veto Threat on Bill to Repeal D.C. Budget Autonomy Referendum, Bill Going to House Floor Tomorrow Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Norton Looking to Senate and President to Stop Budget Autonomy Repeal Bill Ahead of Tomorrow's House Vote Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Norton Says House D.C. Appropriations Bill Repeals D.C. Budget Autonomy, Will Fight to Prevent Senate from Following Suit Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 21, 2016 Norton Blasts Paul for Flaunting Bill to Eliminate D.C.'s Gun Laws at Same Time as White House Shooting Incident Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 19, 2016 Norton Preparing to Fight for D.C.'s Budget Autonomy Referendum on the House Floor, Next Week Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 17, 2016 Norton, Bowser, Mendelson, and Racine Stand United as OGR Prepares to Repeal Budget Autonomy Referendum Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 17, 2016 Norton Gives Spirited Defense of Budget Autonomy Referendum; Expects Repeal Bill to Go to House Floor Soon Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 16, 2016 Norton to Turn the Tables on Republicans at Tomorrow's Markup of Bill to Repeal Historic D.C. Budget Autonomy Referendum 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 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
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 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 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
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 15, 2016 Norton Releases Letter Showing No Lead in D.C.'s Water After Hearing on Flint Water Crisis 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
Oct. 20, 2015 Comstock Joins Norton and Edwards to Introduce Protect Riders of Metrorail Public Transportation Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Sept. 30, 2015 Directing the Cleark to Make Corrections in the Enrollement Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Aug. 6, 2015 Norton Issues Statement on Statements By Josh Earnest on President Obama's Support for D.C. Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
July 14, 2015 Norton Gets Clinton's Personal Support for D.C. Statehood Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
June 11, 2015 Norton Sees Progress Even in the House as D.C. Appropriations Bill Heads to Full Committee Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 27, 2015 Norton Says She Will Defend D.C. Budget Autonomy Referendum from Congressional Intervention Following Today's Court Decision Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
May 5, 2015 Norton to Host Press Conference with Mayor Bowser and National Organizations to Defend D.C. Home Rule From FY 16 Appropriations Riders in All-Republican Congress, Thursday Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Norton to Visit D.C. Liberty Pole on National Mall to Support Statehood Advocates, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 16, 2015 Norton to March in Emancipation Day Parade After Speaking at Emancipation Day Breakfast This Morning Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Norton Says Markup of Republican Resolution Seeking Right of D.C. Employers to Inquire into Reproductive Choices of Employees is an Astonishing Infringement of an Individual's Right to Personal Liberty Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Norton to Launch Special Call for D.C. Statehood on House Floor Leading Up to D.C. Emancipation Day with Speech on D.C. Casualties of War, Today Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 10, 2015 Norton Statehood Bill Breaks Cosponsorship Record in Lead Up to D.C. Statehood-Emancipation Day Floor Speech Series, Next Week Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
April 1, 2015 NRA Activates its Members on Rubio D.C. Gun Bill, Rubio Introduces Bill Before NRA Speech, NRA Raises Rubio Rating Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 30, 2015 Rubio-Jordan Bill's Hypocrisy Permits Guns in D.C. Buildings, But Not Federal Buildings in Their Home States Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Norton Thanks White House for Defending D.C. Gun Laws from Rubio, Jordan Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Norton Thanks Reid For Supporting D.C. Equality Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 26, 2015 Rubio, Jordan Launch New Attack on D.C. Gun Laws, Home Rule Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Norton Introduces Bill to Give D.C. Local Authority Over D.C. National Guard Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 The District of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 Introduction of the District of Columbia Local Prosecutor Establishment Act of 2015 Rep. Eleanor Norton Washington, DC
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