Norton said the proposal shouldn't be considered without first consulting members of Congress whose constituents would be impacted.
The Federal Highway Administration says a lengthy study will be needed to consider closing portion of I-395.
Disagreements over the renewal of a terrorism insurance program prevented the legislation from being unveiled Monday night, but leaders said they will pass a short extension if necessary.
The who's who of D.C. arrive to pay respects to Barry, D.C.'s mayor for life. Three days of events to honor Barry planned for city.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton spoke of former D.C. mayor Marion Barry's role in the civil rights movement during his memorial service at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Saturday.
If this sounds non-sensical, that's because it is.
It allows state marijuana laws to stand but stirs to action against the District's vote.
Elected officials and drug-policy advocates hoped to make the nation's capital the first place on the East Coast with legal pot. They wanted to use the District of Columbia as further encouragement for states to make their own marijuana laws, and they were optimistic that Congress wouldn't intervene, pointing to a Republican caucus that's far from unified against pot.
Wizards and Capitals players join politicians in push to become D.C. the USOC's candidate city.
A $1.1 trillion omnibus spending deal reached by top lawmakers would block the District of Columbia from legalizing marijuana through next September.
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