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Heard on the Hill: Brady’s Office Gets Snowed

Looks like April Fools Day came a week late at the Washington City Paper, but one Congressmans staff didnt get the memo.

The newspaper published a satirical piece Friday that proposed a number of outrageous revenue-raising proposals.

The measures all meant to hit Washingtons gentrifying class included a surcharge for food bought at places where theres a long line (heres looking at you, Georgetown Cupcake) and a permit required for snowball fights with more than six people.

Shortly after the article was posted, a staffer from the office of Rep. Kevin Brady called the publication to ask whether a snowball fee was really in the works. The Washington City Paper quoted the staffer as saying, Were just checking in.

The Texas Republicans office didnt want to comment to HOH on the snowball snafu. Are you serious? a spokeswoman asked.

HOH, of course, was serious unlike the proposal. It seems the citys budget woes have everyone on edge lately. Or maybe the Brady staffers are just really adamant about their freedom of snow-sembly.

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