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Free Snow Cones for Those Who Hate Internet Taxes

(Flyer image courtesy of SBEC)
(Flyer image courtesy of SBEC)

In its push to freeze efforts to tax Internet access, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council will be passing out snow cones on Wednesday.  

The shaved-ice desserts will be dished up on Delaware Avenue and D Street Northeast for two hours, starting at noon. Planners invite anyone on the Hill to stop by for a free cone.  

Though they cater to the recess crowd, SBEC is seeking legislative action. The Virginia-based organization wants the Senate to support a moratorium on Internet access taxes. The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, sponsored by House Judiciary Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va., cleared the House in June.  

HOH hears the selection includes a variety of fruity flavors. Cherry, blue raspberry, watermelon and others will be available.  

Organizers say they aim to put Internet access taxes “on ICE.”


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