Monthly Archives: June 2014

Pride week Bike Party draws hundreds

On the 4th of June, organizers of the Bike Parties held a special Pride Week ride, drawing hundreds of riders, including a few in fairy wings, glitter, etc. The ride began in dry conditions, but rain began to fall during … Continue reading

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“Fitness Tax” draws protest at Wilson Building

On the 3ed of June, staffers and customers from several gyms showed up in front of the Wilson Building to oppose extension of sales taxes to gyms and health clubs, calling it the “fitness tax.” They complained about getting only … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality activists catch FCC Chair Tom Wheeler on street in front of FCC

The fight against paid prioritization of Internet content is not over. On the 2nd of June net neutrality activists returned to the FCC and by chance caught FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler in the street as he left for the day. … Continue reading

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Reportback from Cove Point gas export hearing

On the 31st of May, FERC held their one and only hearing in Lusby, Calvert County for local residents who will be affected by Dominion Energy’s proposal to convert the old Cove Point LNG import plant to a fracked gas … Continue reading

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