In the District, questions of nepotism, steep salaries, and questionable hires continue to hound Mayor Vincent Gray and his new administration. And sparks flew at a city council meeting looking at these issues and how the council should respond.
The head of the Washington Teachers Union, Nathan Saunders, says the 75 teachers fired while they were on probation should not just be reinstated and given back, pay as an arbitrator recently ruled. He wants them to be able to get damages as well.
"Morning Edition" host Matt McCleskey talks with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about the week's top stories, including ongoing allegations against the campaign of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and the mayor's decision to take the "interim" off Kaya Henderson's title as D.C. schools chancellor.
A final vote on Maryland's same-sex marriage bill in the House of Delegates is expected to take place Friday. For Del. Heather Mizeur, passing the bill is not just a fight for her constituents -- it's a struggle for her rights, and the rights of her family.
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