Posts Tagged ‘soda tax’

Morning Roundup: Rate Inflation All Over The Place (Almost)

Metro's Board of Directors today is expected to approve a record 15-percent fare hike – "the largest increase in the transit agency’s history," WJLA-TV reports:
For riders, the plan would mean a jump in rail fares to a $1.90 minimum during peak times, and a 20-percent hike for Metrobus trips, to $1.50. The peak-of-the-peak fare hike [...]

Breakfast Slam: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Defense Hounds Cops for Questioning Robert Wone's Sexuality," "Wone Investigators Found No Fingerprints On Fence"
Howdy. Today, the D.C. Council votes on the budget. Expect a [...]

Riding The Fence: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Photos: DMV, the Line Dance," "Smith, Weaver Gang Up On Graham at Ward One Council Debate," "Medical Examiner: Robert Wone 'Should Have Responded' to Stab [...]

Friday Limerick Review

No secret, they target elites
With tasty (and overpriced) eats
The yuppies will revel
They've reached a new level:
A station for only smoked meats
The soda tax met its demise
For reasons that most can surmise
M. Cheh could have  scored
With Freeman on board
But not with those industry cries
Oh whoopsy, the CDC said
There's news that we shouldn't have spread
We told you [...]

‘Local Control Stuff’: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Defense Challenges Alleged 'Wipe Marks' On Victim Robert Wone In Cover Up Case," "Toxic D.C. Tap Water Tops Off Week of Gloomy Health [...]

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