October 27, 2015

City Council renews push to impose fee for paper, plastic bags

New York City legislators are adding yet another tax we can’t afford! City Councilmembers Brad Lander (D-Brooklyn) and Margaret Chin (D-Manhattan) are renewing a push to tax plastic bags in New York City. This time around, the councilmembers are claiming that the 5, rather than 10, cent tax on bags will help reduce plastic use, despite the claims and evidence against this notion. 

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