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Senate seeks plastic bag ban

The state Senate released a bill yesterday that would ban all carry-out retail-store plastic bags statewide and would require retail stores to charge at least 10 cents for a recycled paper bag, 5 cents of which would go back to the municipality for enforcement efforts. A vote is expected tomorrow in the final formal session of the year. This…

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