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The Advocate
26 Dead (Or Dying) Gay Bars in NYC, L.A., S.F.bar in New York, and it was the hangout for a friendly neighborhood crowd. No l
26 Dead (Or Dying) Gay Bars in NYC, L.A., S.F.
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
bar in New York, and it was the hangout for a friendly neighborhood crowd. No less than Christine Quinn, a a former New York City Council speaker and mayoral candidate, sang its praises. "For many years there were Latino guys from the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Brown returns to Buffalo City Hall with expanded domainattention. “This reinforces all the progressive values people think are import
Brown returns to Buffalo City Hall with expanded domain
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
attention. “This reinforces all the progressive values people think are important in New York,” the mayor said. Former New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, who in 2013 came in third in the Democratic primary against Cuomo nemesis... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Brown returns to City Hall presiding not only over Buffalo, but all of New York State’s Democratsattention. “This reinforces all the progressive values people think are import
Brown returns to City Hall presiding not only over Buffalo, but all of New York State’s Democrats
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
attention. “This reinforces all the progressive values people think are important in New York,” the mayor said. Former New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, who in 2013 came in third in the Democratic primary against Cuomo nemesis... Read more
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Newsmax
AFL-CIO Seeks SEC Probe of Mutual Fund Firms on Puerto RicoSlavkin Corzo wrote in the letter. Speaker’s Request The AFL-CIO’s letter fol
AFL-CIO Seeks SEC Probe of Mutual Fund Firms on Puerto Rico
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Slavkin Corzo wrote in the letter. Speaker’s Request The AFL-CIO’s letter follows a similar request this month by New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. She asked the SEC on May 5 to investigate whether OppenheimerFunds... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
NYC Council eyes easing punishments for public urination, litterNEW YORK — The New York City Council is poised to pass criminal justice reforms
NYC Council eyes easing punishments for public urination, litter
WPIX 11 New York / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK — The New York City Council is poised to pass criminal justice reforms that would curtail the punishments for low-level offenses such as peeing in public. The overhaul intends to help unclog the courts and jails of the nation’s largest... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Council eyes easing punishments for public urination, litterNEW YORK (AP) - The New York City Council is poised to pass criminal justice re
Council eyes easing punishments for public urination, litter
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York City Council is poised to pass criminal justice reforms that would curtail the punishments for low-level offenses such as peeing in public. The overhaul intends to help unclog the courts and jails of the nation's largest... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Cuomo allies to head state Democratic partyALBANY -- Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and former New York City Council Speaker Ch
Cuomo allies to head state Democratic party
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
ALBANY -- Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has been tapped to lead the state Democratic Committee. Brown would serve as chairman and Quinn as vice chair. They are set to be nominated to the posts... Read more
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New York Post
Cuomo is taking control of New York’s Democratic PartyDemocrat called Percoco “the ‘go to’ person,’’ and asked, “Who will we go to no
Cuomo is taking control of New York’s Democratic Party
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Democrat called Percoco “the ‘go to’ person,’’ and asked, “Who will we go to now?” Cuomo is also expected to name former New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn as the state party’s No. 2 official, but her selection was described by party... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayor Brown nominated to head State Democratic Partychairman of the State Democratic Committee. Quinn is president and CEO of Women
Mayor Brown nominated to head State Democratic Party
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
chairman of the State Democratic Committee. Quinn is president and CEO of Women in Need. She is a former Speaker of the New York City Council. Brown would be the first Western New Yorker to serve as chairman of the state party since former Erie... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stiris very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him,
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stir
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 days ago
is very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him, his supporters can't take the criticisms." New York City Council candidate Alex Gomez tweeted his support of Lake's sentiments: This metro Atlanta resident tweeted his... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stiris very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him,
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stir
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
is very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him, his supporters can't take the criticisms." New York City Council candidate Alex Gomez tweeted his support of Lake's sentiments: This metro Atlanta resident tweeted his... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stiris very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him,
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stir
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
is very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him, his supporters can't take the criticisms." New York City Council candidate Alex Gomez tweeted his support of Lake's sentiments: This metro Atlanta resident tweeted his... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stiris very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him,
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stir
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
is very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him, his supporters can't take the criticisms." New York City Council candidate Alex Gomez tweeted his support of Lake's sentiments: This metro Atlanta resident tweeted his... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stiris very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him,
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stir
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
is very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him, his supporters can't take the criticisms." New York City Council candidate Alex Gomez tweeted his support of Lake's sentiments: This metro Atlanta resident tweeted his... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stiris very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him,
Home Depot worker's 'America Was Never Great' hat causes stir
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
is very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him, his supporters can't take the criticisms." New York City Council candidate Alex Gomez tweeted his support of Lake's sentiments: This metro Atlanta resident tweeted his... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Home Depot worker's "America Was Never Great" hat causes stiris very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him,
Home Depot worker's "America Was Never Great" hat causes stir
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
is very rash and in your face, but when someone else has a message against him, his supporters can't take the criticisms." New York City Council candidate Alex Gomez tweeted his support of Lake's sentiments: This metro Atlanta resident tweeted his... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayor Brown may chair State Democratic Committeeat the Monday meeting. Politico New York reported Friday that Brown supporters
Mayor Brown may chair State Democratic Committee
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
at the Monday meeting. Politico New York reported Friday that Brown supporters are pushing him for chairman and former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn as head of the party’s Executive Committee. Brown spokesman Michael J.... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Track trash and new sanitation rules in NYCneighbors in New York City. The program is on track to be a city-wide requireme
Track trash and new sanitation rules in NYC
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 7 days ago
neighbors in New York City. The program is on track to be a city-wide requirement at the end of 2018. Earlier in May, New York City Council passed a 5-cent bag fee for grocery carry-out bags. The petroleum-based bags can be recycled at stores,... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Will Coney Island Boardwalk earn landmark status this summer season?along the Coney Island Boardwalk and at the beach. It's one of the city's top d
Will Coney Island Boardwalk earn landmark status this summer season?
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 8 days ago
along the Coney Island Boardwalk and at the beach. It's one of the city's top destinations for tourists and New Yorkers. New York City Council is considering a resolution supporting the landmark status for the boardwalk. 50 council members have... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
New York announces country's first major policy initiative for young womenhiring a police liaison for abortion centers to creating a fund for free long-t
New York announces country's first major policy initiative for young women
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
hiring a police liaison for abortion centers to creating a fund for free long-term contraceptives – were announced by the New York City council speaker on Monday, in the country’s first large policy report to focus on young women. Similar to... Read more
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The Washington Times
‘Free hugs’ guy arrested by NYPD for assaulting Times Square touristthat happened at a Times Square subway station on April 29, police said. Thurs
‘Free hugs’ guy arrested by NYPD for assaulting Times Square tourist
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
that happened at a Times Square subway station on April 29, police said. Thursday’s arrest comes hardly a month after the New York City Council voted to let the let the NYC Transportation Department set new rules for Times Square, the likes of... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Speeding waterfront permits | Local-food fight | DiNapoli warns hedge fundsThe Beat yesterday assailed a City Council plan to preserve land that supplies
Speeding waterfront permits | Local-food fight | DiNapoli warns hedge funds
Crain's New York Business / Posted 13 days ago
The Beat yesterday assailed a City Council plan to preserve land that supplies the city's local food movement. "The New York City Council wants to spend $5 million annually to protect farmland in the Hudson Valley. Claiming that '3 million... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The toxic chemical New York's dry cleaners can't quita lot of heat and pressure, making them unappealing options for many dry cleane
The toxic chemical New York's dry cleaners can't quit
Crain's New York Business / Posted 13 days ago
a lot of heat and pressure, making them unappealing options for many dry cleaners in apartment buildings. In 2010, the New York City Council held a hearing on how to regulate dry cleaners who marketed themselves as “organic” but nothing came of... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Barrett supports New York City plan to protect Hudson Valley farmlandTuesday, May 10, 2016 ALBANY – Assemblywoman Didi Barrett (D, Hudson) has sign
Barrett supports New York City plan to protect Hudson Valley farmland
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 15 days ago
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 ALBANY – Assemblywoman Didi Barrett (D, Hudson) has signed onto a proposal before the New York City Council to secure a long-term food source for all city residents by investing in Hudson Valley farms and farmland. The... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Cheap, easy and dirty: The toxic chemical New York's dry cleaners can't quita lot of heat and pressure, making them unappealing options for many dry cleane
Cheap, easy and dirty: The toxic chemical New York's dry cleaners can't quit
Crain's New York Business / Posted 17 days ago
a lot of heat and pressure, making them unappealing options for many dry cleaners in apartment buildings. In 2010, the New York City Council held a hearing on how to regulate dry cleaners who marketed themselves as “organic” but nothing came of... Read more
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New Now Next
Mayor De Blasio Urges New Yorkers To Boycott Chick-Fil-Anot going to patronize them and I wouldn’t urge any other New Yorker to patroni
Mayor De Blasio Urges New Yorkers To Boycott Chick-Fil-A
New Now Next / Posted 18 days ago
not going to patronize them and I wouldn’t urge any other New Yorker to patronize them. But they do have a legal right.” New York City Council Member Daniel Dromm has also spoken out against the company saying that it “imparts a strong anti-LGBT... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsplastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Offici
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 18 days ago
plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag use. Former... Read more
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Philly.com
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsplastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Offici
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag use. Former... Read more
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Al.com
20 largest high schools in Alabamastores were advised to throw away any items from the salad or hot bars. Plasti
20 largest high schools in Alabama
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
stores were advised to throw away any items from the salad or hot bars. Plastic bags will soon cost 5 cents in NYC The New York City Council approved the 5 cent fee on paper and plastic carryout bags. Stores charging the fee will be collecting... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
NYC Lawmakers Impose 5-Cent Charge for Plastic Bagsplastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Offici
NYC Lawmakers Impose 5-Cent Charge for Plastic Bags
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 19 days ago
plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag use. Former... Read more
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Market Watch
New York City Council OKs 5-cent fee for plastic bagsThe New York City Council typically approves legislation by wide measures with
New York City Council OKs 5-cent fee for plastic bags
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
The New York City Council typically approves legislation by wide measures with paltry debate. A dramatic exception to the rule played out Thursday as the council considered the adoption of a 5-cent fee on paper and plastic bags at most stores. The... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
New York City to charge shoppers for using paper or plastic bagsof groceries NEW YORK — New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don’t br
New York City to charge shoppers for using paper or plastic bags
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 19 days ago
of groceries NEW YORK — New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don’t bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag... Read more
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KECI Missoula
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. "New... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
New York City to charge shoppers for using paper or plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don’t bring reusable grocery bags
New York City to charge shoppers for using paper or plastic bags
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don’t bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. “New... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. "New... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsYorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
KTVZ Bend / Posted 19 days ago
Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. More From KTVZ.COM The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. "New... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. "New... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. "New... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. "New... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. "New... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsplastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Offici
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag use. Former... Read more
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News 8000
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bagsNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags
NYC to charge shoppers for using paper, plastic bags
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don't bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. "New... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsplastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Offici
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag use. Former... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
New Yorkers will be charged if they don’t bring reusable grocery bags to the storeNew Yorkers are going to start paying if they don’t bring reusable grocery bags
New Yorkers will be charged if they don’t bring reusable grocery bags to the store
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 19 days ago
New Yorkers are going to start paying if they don’t bring reusable grocery bags to the store. The New York City Council approved a measure on Thursday that requires stores to charge at least 5 cents per paper or plastic bag beginning Oct. 1. “New... Read more
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Northwest Herald
New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsorder banning plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Br
New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags
Northwest Herald / Posted 19 days ago
order banning plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag... Read more
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CBS News
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsplastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Offici
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags
CBS News / Posted 19 days ago
plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag use. Former... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsorder banning plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Br
New York City lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags
Daily Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
order banning plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsplastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Offici
NYC lawmakers impose 5-cent charge for plastic bags
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
plastic bags last fall. There is now a 5-pence charge in Great Britain. Officials from Washington, D.C., testified at a New York City Council hearing that their 5-cent bag fee, enacted in 2009, has led to a 60 percent drop in bag use. Former... Read more
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