New York City Council Considers Shopping Bag Fee LegislationThe 10-cent carry out bag fee would apply to markets and bodegas, street vendors selling fruit, vegetables and general merchandise and retail stores including clothing, drug and department stores.
Metropolitan Museum of Art Accused Of Duping Visitors On FeesA lawyer is suing the Metropolitan Museum of Art, claiming the institution is purposely misleading people about how much they have to pay to get in.
Verizon Scraps Plan To Charge $2 Bill Pay 'Convenience' FeePeople are talking about Verizon's plan to charge a $2 fee for every payment subscribers make over the phone or online with their credit cards.
Sen. Schumer To Airlines: Refund Baggage Fees When Bags Are LostSen. Charles Schumer said if airlines don't start reimbursing their rising fees when passengers' bags are lost, he'll introduce a bill to force the issue.
NYPD Proposes Fee On NYC Marathon, Other RacesThe issue centers on so-called "noncharitable athletic parades" with registration fees. The NYPD is thinking about charging the full cost for such work as controlling traffic and shutting down streets.
CT St. Sen. Wants Nickel Tax On ALL Grocery BagsCT St. Sen. Wants Nickel Tax On ALL Grocery Bags