Stores, not government, should decide on bag tax fees
Woodstock, Illinois just passed a 10-cent plastic bag tax. Local consumers will feel the pinch from this tax – unless they decide that it’s worth it to them to take their business elsewhere, either because of the added cost or simply on principle. If enough people decide to shop elsewhere, this could hurt Woodstock’s economy more than it will help to save the planet. Visit the Northwest Herald to read the full editorial.