The Washington Times - April 24, 2011, 12:55PM

“I think that if they’re going to do it, they need to make sure there’s a level of accountability. I don’t want to see the funding not utilized properly.”

— Akena Allen, Northeast, consultant


“It sounds like a reach. I’m thinking of all the ways you could find revenue sources and it seems over-reaching and they’re working too hard. I understand the need for revenue but it seems like a far cry. It’s pushing it a little.”

— Dan Gallant, Great Falls, tech trainer

“I think it’s kind of outrageous, especially with the Capitals. They practice in Virginia. Why tax them to play their games in D.C.?”

— Helen Spanos, Arlington, sales manager

“I don’t feel like it’s right to take money from somebody who is making D.C. more money.”

— David Naves, Bowie, Howard University student-athlete