Ask the Mayor
Ask the Mayor
In order to provide a better environment for commenting, we have changed our commenting platform. In order to participate, you will need to register. Unfortunately, old log-in and accounts are not able to transfer to our new system. We have also enabled you to be able to log in with your Facebook, Twitter or Google account.
WTOP.com - Purpose of Comments statement
Hubbard Radio, LLC encourages site users to express their opinions by posting comments. Our goal is to maintain a civil dialogue in which readers feel comfortable. At times, the comment boards following articles, blog posts and other content can descend to personal attacks. Please do not engage in such behavior here. We encourage your thoughtful comments which:
- Have a positive and constructive tone
- Are on topic, clear and to-the-point
- Are respectful toward others and their opinions
Hubbard Radio, LLC reserves the right to remove comments which do not conform to these criteria.
Mayor Vince Gray was a guest Friday on WTOP's "Ask the Mayor" program.
The mayor unveiled the ballpark settlement amount for the DeOnte Rawlings case, following the announcement earlier this month that the family's $100 million lawsuit against the city had been resolved.
Following a letter from Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, Gray said he wants the arrests to stop for drivers whose registration has expired.
The mayor indicated he is open to raising the rate for taxis in D.C., following complaints from some drivers that fares under the meter system are too low.
With a federal shutdown potentially furloughing city workers -- including those at parking enforcement and the D.C. Department of Transportation -- Gray said people would be able to "park with impunity" throughout the city, and the Cherry Blossom Festival would be canceled.
Hi: 74 °F | Lo: 56 °F