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City Council Considers Proposal To Put 10-Cent Tax On Disposable Bags

It’s estimated the average person uses 600 plastic bags every year.

11/19/2014

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Poll: N.J. Voters Oppose Plastic, Paper Bag Tax Proposal

A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released on Wednesday found that 56 percent of registered New Jersey voters oppose the measure. Less than four in 10 back the fee. But the bill’s sponsor State Sen. Bob Smith of Middlesex County said not enough is known about the proposal.

01/16/2013