State lawmakers are poised to overrule New York City’s impending fee on non-reusable shopping bags after legislators from both parties voted Tuesday to delay any fee until at least next year.
The state Assembly Tuesday approved a bill to sack a controversial 5-cent fee on disposable bags in New York City.
A law that would have charged New York City shoppers 5 cents for using disposable bags will almost certainly be delayed after leaders of the State Assembly joined with the State Senate to oppose the measure.
Southwest Brooklyn continues to be up in arms over the five cent fee for plastic and paper carryout bags at supermarkets that is slated to be implemented starting Wednesday, February 15.
Brad Gerstman talks to the Weather Channel about New York City’s plan to force stores to charge 10 cents for plastic bags.
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