Mayor Gray defends gaming, endorses possible taxi changes

July 1, 2011 - 01:00 PM
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That's the look of a man with a mean poker face. (Photo: Associated Press)

Today on NewsTalk, D.C. Mayor Vince Gray defended the process by which online gambling became legal in the District, saying the public had ample opportunity to participate. He voiced support for the possible elimination of the Taxicab Commission, saying D.C. is looking at how other cities regulate the cab industry — and he came out against a proposal to require cabs to have pricey medallions.

Our hour-long interview with the mayor also focused on the shooting along Georgia Avenue last week, the scandals at City Hall, youth violence prevention and Walmart.

If you missed any of today’s show, the link to the full hour is here:

Monday at 10: Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Freedom Riders, Kastles owner Mark Ein and Washington Post reporter Steve Vogel


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