Representatives from business, labor and the environmental community joined California lawmakers Friday to voice their support for legislation that would impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at all supermarkets, convenience stores and liquor stores in the state. A similar proposal fell short by three votes in the California Senate last year. The proposed bill would include language to address concerns about potential job losses at bag-manufacturing facilities. Read more: ...
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