Gray meets with Boehner
Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) had an introductory meeting with House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday, days after the Ohio Republican proposed legislation to revive a school voucher program in the city.
The voucher program, which provides up to $7,500 annually for students to attend private and religious schools, was phased out with a push by the previous Democratic-controlled Congress.
Earlier this week, Gray, who has opposed school vouchers as congressional meddling in local government, said he was disappointed with the new legislation.
Gray's public schedule was released Thursday afternoon, revealing that he met with Boehner. The meeting was closed to the media.
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