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Delegate asks for smoking ban in D.C.'s National parks

As the D.C. council considers a smoking ban in city parks and near playgrounds, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is calling on the National Park Service to institute a smoking ban in all NPS parks in the District.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 08:03am EDT

Tags: National Park Service, Eleanor Holmes Norton, smoking ban, Steve Whitesell

Diminished police presence for holiday weekend

Even as thousands flock to the D.C. area to observe Memorial Day, police presence in the region is being scaled back: Sequester cuts are forcing furloughs in the U.S. Park Police and other agencies.

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 02:34pm EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Park Police, sequester, sequestration

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New traffic patterns at Union Station unveiled

Long-planned improvements in the flow of traffic at one of D.C.'s worst traffic circles are now a reality.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 08:45pm EDT

Tags: Union Station, Columbus Plaza, construction, vincent gray, Eleanor Holmes Norton, john aaron

Senator introduces D.C. statehood bill

A Senator from Delaware has introduced a bill in Congress that would make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state. The bill has a slim chance of passing.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 07:37pm EST

Tags: Tom Carper, Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. statehood

Norton introduces 2 D.C. voting-rights bills

The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress has introduced two bills that would give the city voting representation on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 04:05pm EST

Tags: Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. voting rights

Norton wants military to include D.C. flag

The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress wants the district's flag to be included anytime the military displays the flags of all 50 states.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 05:55pm EST

Tags: Eleanor Holmes Norton

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