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With lawmakers across the country debating bans and taxes on plastic grocery bags, it's time for you to get involved. Send a letter to your lawmaker if your area is listed below, or sign our petition and join the fight against taxes and bans on the plastic bags you use every day.

Omaha, NE

The Omaha City Council is considering a ban or tax on plastic bags. A ban or tax could hurt Nebraskan families, consumers and small businesses. Mayor Jean Stothert called the legislation just a “tax on groceries.”


The Utah House of Representatives will be voting soon on legislation that will protect Utah jobs and taxpayers and fight back against over-regulation. Tell your legislators to do the right thing and vote YES on Senate Bill 218.

South Carolina

Representatives at the State House will be voting soon on legislation that’s needed to protect South Carolina jobs, cut red tape and stop the spread of harmful new taxes.

Boston, MA

Boston already has one of the highest tax rates – we don’t need ANOTHER tax increase. A 5-cent tax on grocery bags will make every trip to the store more expensive, hurting working families and local businesses alike.

Cuyahoga County, OH

Cuyahoga County wants to place a 10-cent tax on every plastic and paper grocery bag shoppers use at the store. This regressive tax will make every trip to the grocery store more expensive for working families and fixed-income seniors and it won’t help the environment.


The Minneapolis City Council is considering an illegal tax that will hurt the city’s most vulnerable citizens by taking their hard-earned money to line the pockets of private corporations. Help us stop the culture of corporate welfare from spreading throughout Minnesota. Sign the petition today.

Sign Our Petition

Want to speak out against bans and taxes on your grocery bags? Sign our petition to take a stand against legislation in your community.

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