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.
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.”
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.
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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