The mayor's veto means the law's supporters will have to gain two
more Council votes to override. Matthews says he is confident the legislation, as written, will not survive.
He's concerned about several aspects of the legislation, including its possible effects on property owners who are
elderly or disabled or otherwise on fixed incomes.
We have a call in to First Ward Councilmember Roger Kalter, main sponsor and advocate of the new code. We hope to air interviews with both city leaders on WMOA newscasts.