Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.
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In this Eye On New York segment, CBS 2′s Don Dahler speaks with the founder and CEO of Wearable Collections, Adam Baruchowitz, about recycling New York City’s old clothing.
Real estate broker Lana Turner will tell you she does not own a pair of “dungarees.” In September, to attract more potential buyers, she said, “I thought ‘Well, why not bring my vintage clothes in?’.”
The state had previously enacted a temporary exemption on clothing costing less than $110, but the discount ended.
The tax was reinstated to help close the state’s budget deficit.
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After four months of delays, New York state lawmakers approved a $136 billion spending plan which hits shoppers in their wallets, and neither shoppers nor tax experts were happy.