Bag tax

How Much Will Plastic Bags Cost?
The Portland City Council approved a 5-cent fee for plastic shopping bags that will take effect in April 2015, according to WMTW.
The Portland television news station reported that councilors voted, 6-3, to approve the new ordinance. WMTW also reported that councilors voted, 6-3, to ban all Styrofoam…
Portland Bag Tax to Be Decided Tonight
The Portland City Council is scheduled to vote on a proposed 5-cent tax that would be applied to plastic bags at retailers on Monday night at City Hall, according to WMTW.
The Portland television news station reported Monday morning the council will hold a public hearing at 7 p...