New Jersey Senate Votes To Ban Plastic, Paper BagsThe measure failed to advance in the last legislative session and the Assembly was working on its own version.
Mixed Reactions Greet First Day Of Plastic Bag Ban In NYCThe ban was just a few hours old Sunday when shopper Robenson Aupont made it clear he's not a fan.
New York's Plastic Bag Ban Starts On SundayStarting on Sunday, retailers in New York state will no longer be using single-use plastic bags. 
New Sack Available After Single-Use Plastic Bags Banned On March 1Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia shows CBSN New York Dana Tyler the new reusable bag meant to replace single-use plastic bags in New York City and elsewhere around the state starting on March 1.
Supermarket Workers, Bodega Owners And More Protest Against Single Use Plastic Bag BanStarting March 1, all plastic carryout bags will be banned from distribution by anyone required to collect New York State sales tax.
NJ Lawmakers Consider Plastic Bag Ban, Would Be Strictest In The NationStores would not be allowed to give out single use plastic bags. The bill goes a step forward and bans paper bags as well, encouraging people to bring their own bags when shopping. 
New York State Budget: Congestion Pricing Coming To ManhattanIt has worked in cities like London and Singapore and state lawmakers are hoping congestion pricing will decrease traffic in New York City, too.
Gov. Cuomo Proud Of State Budget, Calling It 'Probably The Strongest Progressive Statement That We've Made'The actual voting began around noon on Sunday on a $175 billion budget, the second highest of any state in the nation.
Plastic Bag Ban Set To Come To New York Next MarchGovernor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers have agreed to ban the use of plastic bags, changing the way millions of New Yorkers shop.
N.Y. Lawmakers: Statewide Ban On Plastic Bags LikelyA ban on plastic bags in New York seems to be in the bag.
Cuomo To Propose Ban On Plastic Bags In Upcoming BudgetCuomo said the budget, which is set to be released Tuesday, will also include a proposal to make most non-alcoholic bottles eligible for a 5-cent redemption.